Supplier Selection Case Study (Loren Inc.)
In this assignment, you will analyze various suppliers and select an optimal supplier based on a real-world supply chain management case study.
Review Case 12-1, “Loren Inc.,” on pages 354–358 of your Purchasing and Supply Management text.
Complete the following:
- Write a 3–4-page paper analyzing alternative suppliers and recommending a supplier to provide hexonic acid. Address the following points in your paper:
- Analyze the process Loren, Inc. used to select a new supplier.
- Evaluate the suppliers to select the optimal supplier.
- Analyze Loren’s negotiation position as it goes through the supplier selection process.
As you complete your assignment, be sure your paper meets the following guidelines:
- Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
- APA formatting: All resources and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
- Length: 3–4 typed, double-spaced pages.
- Font size and type: 10-point Arial.