Research Paper8 – Supply Chain Process for Service-Based Organizations

Select three different service-based firms and answer these questions as it relates to your selections:

  1. Explain and discuss the supply chain management for each firm.
  2. Explain and discuss how each firm handles safety stock.
  3. Explain and discuss how each firm handles forecast for planning production.
  4. Explain and discuss supply chain issues for each firm. 
  5. Explain and discuss product quality control for each firm.
  6. Explain and discuss outsourcing for each firm.
  7. Explain and discuss the selection of suppliers and the  monitoring of the supply chain for each firm.
  8. Explain and discuss the international arena for purchasing for each firm.
  9. Explain and discuss how the following measures function for each firm: inventory control, scheduling, demand systems, and inventory. *Provide a comparison for each of the nine questions, which should include your observations where improvements can be achieved.


-organizational structure that includes the introduction section, conclusion section, individual sections that address each of questions noted above, and a comparison section of each of the questions noted above. 

-Write a paper 8-10-pages in length, not including the title and reference pages, which are required.

-Your paper must be properly cited and formatted according to APA guidelines

-support your analysis with at least nine scholarly references.