This assignment is an individual assignment.
This assignment requires you to write a 2000-word original essay answering the following question:
COVID-19 outbreak is an unprecedented black swan event that clearly shows a need for companies and industries to rethink and re-design their global supply chain models. According to Fortune (2020), 94% of the Fortune 1000 companies have been affected by COVID-19 driven disruptions. With businesses all seeking available alternatives at the same time, supply markets experienced the chaos that has not been seen in the past. At the same time, businesses are experiencing sky-high demand for some products and dumps for others.
As an operation and supply chain consultant, you have been asked to provide an essay for a company to evaluate the impacts of this kind ‘disruption’ on supply chains and propose suggestions to the company’s operations and supply chains. In your essay, you need to cover the following aspects:
Supplier relationship development
To prepare the essay, you need to select one company and focus on one of its key products. You should then search for its business background and performance, especially during the period of COVID-19 pandemic. You can select the company from the following list (but are not limited to):
Type of service: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Coursework
Number of sources: 2
Academic level: Undergraduate
Paper format: MLA
Line spacing: Single
Language style: UK English