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Question: 1 the supply chainsroughly describes the number of intermediaries ie...

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1) The supply chain’s____________roughly describes the number of intermediaries (i.e. firms) between the raw materials source to end consumer.

(a) horizontal structure (b) vertical structure (c) horizontal position (d) upstream

1b. Which type of supply chain system design involves starting the production process only after an order is received?
(a) push (b) pull (c) industrial (d) organizational


1c. Recall that all decisions in supply chains are categorized into three phases. Which phase would a truck delivery schedule most likely be part of?
(a) Supply Chain Strategy or Design (b) Supply Chain Planning (c) Supply Chain Operations (d) Supply Chain Risk


1d. The ________________ supply network for a focal firm comprises of firm’s suppliers, their supplier’s suppliers, etc.
(a) downstream (b) horizontal (c) vertical (d) upstream

1e. A common number of suppliers that any firm has in a supply network is referred to as it’s
(a) horizontal structure (b) vertical structure (c) horizontal position (d) vertical position


1f. Which network in a supply chain involves activities that add value to the product?(a) social network (b) computer network (c) support network (d) primary (or product) network

1g. Which type of supply chain system design involves first forecasting demand and then starting the production process to produce the forecasted quantity of demand, before orders are placed?

(a) push (b) pull (c) industrial (d) organizational

1h. A marketing distribution channel is equivalent to the
(a) downstream supply chain (b) upstream supply chain (c) horizontal supply chain (d) vertical supply chain


1I. Which network in a supply chain does not add value to the product, but helps the primary activities in the supply chain that do add value?
(a) social network (b) computer network (c) support network (d) primary (or product) network


1j. Which of the following is NOT an objective of supply chain management?
(a) Matching supply with demand (b) Increasing customer value (c) Increasing the supply chain surplus (or supply chain value) (d) Decreasing supplier profits

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