Internet Enabled Supply Chains
Due Date: February 5, 2019
Refer to the case “World Wide Technology and Clearorbit: Enabling Supply Chain Collaboration” on the HBSP website.
Answer the following questions briefly:
- Define these acronyms used in this case: MRO; OEM; EDI, ERP
- What were the main challenges facing the OEM’s MRO purchasing operations?
- Why did WWT choose ClearOrbit’s POC software?
- What benefits did the OEM and WWT realize?
- What steps did OEM / WWT take to convince suppliers to use the new system?
- What other supply chain collaboration initiatives would you recommend OEM / WWT pursue? Why?