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In a document, provide responses to the following questions: 1.Sharing supplier

In a document, provide responses to the following questions:
1.Sharing supplier performance info with the supply base can have advantages and disadvantages. Comment on this statement of at least one advantage.
2.What types of items should you have multiple suppliers and the items for which you should go with a reduced number of suppliers? Explain your answers.

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The case study link is provided below for the Case Study 1. Read and study the c

The case study link is provided below for the Case Study 1. Read and study the case and complete the questions at the end of the study. Use the case study outline below to assist you with your analysis. Questions should be answered using case study format. Ensure that you adequately explain the problem, describe alternative solutions and justify your recommendation. This exercise should be able to be completed in approximately 3-6 doubled space pages. Attached completed Case Study #1 as a MS Word document in the assignment area of the classroom – Case Study #1.
Title Page (APA formatted)
Case Name:
I. Major Facts
(State here the major facts as you see them. Make statements clear and concise for your own understanding as well as for the understanding of the other students and the instructor.)
II. Major Problem
(State here the major problem as you see it. Emphasize the present major problem. You may wish to phrase your statement in the form of a question. In a few cases, there may be more than one major problem. A good problem statement will be concise, usually only one sentence.)
III. Possible Solutions
A. (List here the possible solutions to the major problem. Let your imagination come up with alternative ways to solve the problem.
B. Do not limit yourself to only one or two possible solutions. These solutions should be distinct from each other.
C. However, you may wish to include portions of one solution in another solution, as long as each solution stands alone. Only in this manner will your subsequent choice be definitive.
D. Briefly note advantages and disadvantages of each possible solution.)
etc.
IV. Choice and Rationale
(State here your choice, A or B or ___ and the detailed reasons for your choice. You may also state your reasons for not choosing the other alternative solutions.)
V. Implementation
(Prepare a plan to implement your choice)
Appendix (Answer case study questions)
Reference Page (APA formatted)

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Evaluation of the Raw Material (Inbound Logistics) of Nucor Steel USA using desk

Evaluation of the Raw Material (Inbound Logistics) of Nucor Steel USA using desktop research, interviews and/or questionnaires. To be completed in United Kingdom English and referencing formation is Harvard-Anglia.
Identification of the type of system currently used (include the tools and theories applied by Nucor, where applicable). Use a minimum of two tools to analyse the inbound logistics (SCORE analysis must be one) and then narrow it down to pig iron and relate it to the shortfall of pig iron in the US market and what Nucor is and can do to counteract that.
Consideration must be given to the geopolitical situation, the war in Ukraine, the pandemic
Recommendations for improvement given the current business cycle; environmental, social and corporate governance and external factors such as the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Key texts to be cited are:
– Chopra and Meindl, Supply Chain Management 5th Edition
– Chopra and Meindl, Supply Chain Management 6th Edition
– Martin Christopher, Logistics and Supply Chain Management 5th Edition
– Rausch-Plan and Siegfried 2022, Sustainable Supply Chain Management
– Hokey Min 2015, The essentials of Supply Chain Management
– Dimitri Ivanov, Introduction to Supply Chain Resilience
– Longshore and Cheatham 2022, Managing Logistics Systems
– Meredith and Shafer, Operations and Supply Chain Management for MBAs 6th Edition
– Harrison and van Hoek, Logistics Management and Strategy 3rd Edition