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GSCM 520 Final Exam Guide

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Question 1.1. (TCOs 1 and 2) Current issues in OSCM do not include (Points : 4) coordinating relationships between organizations. making senior management aware that OSCM can be a competitive weapon. the triple bottom line. managing customer touch points. increasing global supply chain employment.

Question 2.2. (TCO 1) Which of the following is not a characteristic that distinguishes services from goods? (Points : 4) Service jobs are unskilled. A service is intangible. Services are perishable. Services are heterogeneous. None of the above (TCO 5) Which of the following are used to describe the degree of error? (Points : 4) Weighted moving average Regression Moving average Forecast as a percent of actual Mean absolute deviation ==============================================


GSCM 520 Week 1 Case Study The Tao of Timbuk2 (2 Papers)

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GSCM 520 Week 1 Case Study The Tao of Timbuk2 GSCM520 Case Study The Tao of Timbuk 2 Case—The Tao of Timbuk2 (p. 43) In a three-page paper, answer the following. Consider the two categories of products that Timbuk2 to makes and sells. For the custom messenger bag, what are the key competitive dimensions that are driving sales? Are their competitive priorities different for the new laptop bags sourced in China? Compare the assembly line in China to that in San Francisco along the following dimensions: (1) volume or rate of production, (2) required skill of the workers, (3) level of automation, and (4) amount of raw material and finished goods inventory. Draw two diagrams, one depicting the supply chain for those projects sourced in China and the other depicting the bags purchased in San Francisco. Show all the major steps, including raw material, manufacturing, finished goods, distribution inventory, and


transportation. Other than manufacturing costs, what other course should Timbuk2 consider when making the sourcing decision? Review the the Tao of Timbuk2 case study on page 43 in the textbook. You can find the questions for this case study in Doc Sharing. Compose an APA-formatted Word document, no more than three pages in length; please answer each of the questions in the presented case study. ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 1 Quiz

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1. Question : (TCO 1) The Goods-Services Continuum consists of which set of the following categories? 2. Question : (TCOs 1 and 2) Which of the following is a measure of operations and supply management efficiency used by Wall Street? 3. Question : (TCO 2) In development of an operations and supply chain strategy, which of the following may be an important product-specific criteria to consider? 4. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is a multifactor measure of productivity? 5. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is a total measure of productivity?


6. Question : (TCO 2) The total output from a production system in one day is 900 units and the total labor necessary to produce the 900 units is 900 hours. Using the appropriate productivity measure, what is the resulting productivity ratio? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 2 Case Study Shouldice Hospital A Cut Above

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com GSCM 520 Week 2 Case Study Shouldice Hospital – A Cut Above Review the Shouldice Hospital case study. You can find the questions for this case study in Doc Sharing. Compose an APA-formatted Word document, no more than three pages in length; please answer each of the questions in the presented case study. In a three-page paper, answer the following. How well does the hospital currently utilize its beds? Develop a similar table to show the effects of adding operations on Saturday. (Assume that 30 operations would still be performed each day.) How would you affect the utilization of the bed capacity? Is this capacity sufficient for the additional patients? Now look at the effect of increasing the number of beds by 50%. How many operations could the hospital perform per day before running out of bed capacity? (Assume operations are performed 5 days per week, with the same number performed on each day.) How well will the new


resources be utilized relative to the current operation? Could the hospital really perform that many operations? Why? (Hint: look at the capacity of the 12 surgeons and the five operating rooms.) ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 2 Quiz

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1. Question : (TCO 5) In most cases, demand for products or services can be broken down into several components. Which of the following is not considered a component of demand? 2. Question : (TCO 5) In most cases, demand for products or services can be broken into several components. Which of the following is considered a component of demand? 3. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following forecasting methodologies is considered a time series forecasting technique? 4. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following forecasting methods uses executive judgment as its primary component for forecasting? 5. Question : (TCO 5) In business forecasting, what is usually considered a medium-term time period? 6. Question : (TCO 5) In general, which forecasting time frame best identifies seasonal effects? 7. Question : (TCO 5) Capacity planning that involves hiring, layoffs, some new tooling, minor equipment purchases, and


subcontracting is considered which one of the following planning horizons? 8. Question : (TCO 5) If the actual output of a piece of equipment during an hour is 500 units and it's best operating level is at a rate of 400 units per hour, which of the following is the capacity utilization rate? 9. Question : (TCO 5) When deciding to add capacity to a factory, which of the following need not be considered? 10. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following models uses a schematic model of the sequence of steps in a problem and the conditions and consequences of each step? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 3 Case Study Pro Fishing Boats

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Pro Fishing Boats Review the Pro Fishing Boats case study on page 428 in the textbook, and refer to the questions noted in Doc Sharing. Case—Pro Fishing Boats—A Value Stream Mapping Exercise (p. 428) · Create a value stream map (VSM) of this supply chain. What other information is needed? · Where are there risks for supply chain disruptions or stoppages to the flow of materials? · Where do opportunities reside in improving supply chain operations, and how has VSM helped to reveal these?


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GSCM 520 Week 3 Case Study Quality Parts Company(2 Papers)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment (written in different ways) GSCM 520 Week 3 Case Study Quality Parts Company Quality Parts Company Review the Quality Parts Company case study on page 426 in the textbook, and refer to the questions noted in Doc Sharing. In a three-page paper, answer the following. Which of the changes being considered by the manager of Quality Parts Company are counter to the lean philosophy?Make recommendations for lean improvements in such areas as scheduling, layout, kanban, task groupings, and inventory. Use quantitative data as much as possible; state necessary assumptions.Sketch the operation of a pull system for running Quality Parts Company’s current system. Outline a plan for introducing lean at Quality Parts Company. ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 3 Case Study Value Stream Mapping


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com In a three-page paper, answer the following. ·Eliminating the queue of work dramatically quickens the time it takes a part to flow through a system. What are the disadvantages of removing those cues? ·How do you think the machine operators would react to the change? ·What would you do to ensure that the operators were busy? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 3 Quiz

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1. Question : (TCO 6) An analytical tool used in six-sigma quality improvement programs is which of the following? 2. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following is not an analytical tool used in six-sigma quality improvement programs? 3. Question : (TCO 6) An opportunity flow diagram as part of a six-sigma quality improvement process might be found in which DMAIC category?


4. Question : (TCO 6) Failure mode and effect analysis are used in six-sigma projects. It involves which of the following? 5. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following are eligible companies to be considered for the Baldrige award? 6. Question : (TCO 3) In the textbook, Toyota's Fujio Cho identified which of the following types of waste to be eliminated? 7. Question : (TCO 3) An activity where the parts that go into each unit of a product are periodically removed from inventory and accounted for based on the number of units produced is called which of the following? 8. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following are elements that address elimination of waste under lean production? 9. Question : (TCO 3) In setting up a Kanban control system, you need to determine the number of Kanban card sets needed. If the expected demand during lead time is 25 per hour, the safety stock is 20% of the demand during lead time, the container size is five, and the lead time to replenish an order is 5 hours, what is the number of Kanban card sets needed? 10. Question : (TCO 3) To implement lean production schedules, a firm would do which of the following? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 4 Case Study Toshiba’s Notebook Computer Assembly Line

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In a three-page paper, answer the following. Pg 199

路What is the daily capacity of the assembly-line design by the engineers? 路When it is running at maximum capacity, what is the efficiency of the line relative to its use of labor? Assume that the supporter is not included in efficiency calculations? 路How should the line be redesigned to operate at the initial 250 units per day target, assuming that no overtime will be used? What is the efficiency of your new design? 路What other issues might Toshihiro consider when bringing a new assembly line up to speed? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 4 Quiz

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1. Question : (TCO 7) Using the assembly-line balancing procedure, which of the following is the required cycle time in minutes per unit if the daily production time is 480 minutes and the required daily output is 50 units?


2. Question : (TCO 7 ) Using the assembly-line balancing procedure, which of the following is the theoretical minimum number of workstations if the task times for the eight tasks that make up the job are 7, 4, 7, 8, 9, 4, 3 and 6 minutes and the cycle time is 8 minutes? 3. Question : (TCO 7) Which of the following is not a step in developing a manufacturing cell layout? 4. Question : (TCO 7) Assume a fixed cost for a process of $15,000. The variable cost to produce each unit of product is $10 and the selling price for the finished product is $25. Which of the following is the number of units that has to be produced and sold to break-even? 5. Question : (TCO 7) According to Little's law, which of the following can be used to estimate work-in-process inventory? 6. Question : (TCO 7) Which of the following is a suggestion for managing queues that are mentioned in the textbook? 7. Question : (TCO 7) Which of the following is not a suggestion for managing queues presented in the textbook? 8. Question : (TCO 7) Buying a ticket for a college football game where there are multiple windows to buy the ticket at features which type of queuing system line structure? 9. Question : (TCO 7) Machine breakdown and repair in a 12machine factory having one repair mechanic would develop which type of queuing system line structure concerning machine breakdowns? 10. Question : (TCO 7) Assume the service rate for a queue in a truck-loading operation is two trucks per hour. Using the infinite queuing notion for the models presented in the textbook, which of the following is the average service time? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 5 Case Study Bradford Manufacturing

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www.snaptutorial.com Prepare an aggregate plan for the coming year, assuming that the sales forecast is perfect. Use the spreadsheet Bradford Manufacturing. In the spreadsheet, an area has been designated for your aggregate plan solution. Supply the number of packaging lines to run and the number of overtime hours each quarter. You will need to set up the course calculations in the spreadsheet. ¡Review your solution carefully and defend your answers. ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 5 Case Study Brunswick Motors

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com GSCM 520 Week 5 Case Study Brunswick Motors Assume that Phil wants to minimize his inventory requirements. Assume that each order will be only for what is required for a single period. Using the forms in the case, calculate the net requirements and planned order releases for the gearboxes and input shafts. Assume that the lot sizing is done using a lot for lot. ¡ Calculate a schedule using lease-total-cost lot sizing. What are the savings with this new schedule? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 5 Quiz


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1. Question : (TCO 8) In an overview of the major operations planning activities in a typical logistics organization, which of the following activities follows aggregate sales and operations planning? 2. Question : (TCO 8) The main purpose of aggregate operations planning is to specify the optimal combination of which of the following? 3. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is considered a pure production planning strategy? 4. Question : (TCO 8) From an operational perspective, yield management is most effective under which of the following circumstances? 5. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following industry types have high expected benefits from the application of MRP? 6. Question : (TCO 8) A product tree can do which of the following? 7. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is most closely related to the reason a firm might implement MRP? 8. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is an input to the master production schedule? 9. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following is an input file necessary to run an MRP system? 10. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following files allows us to retrace a material requirement upward in the product structure through each level, identifying each parent item that created the demand?


to run and the number of overtime hours each quarter. You will need to set up the course calculations in the spreadsheet. ·Review your solution carefully and defend your answers. ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 6 Case Study Grainger Reengineering the China U.S. Supply Chain

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Case—Grainger: Reengineering the China/U.S. Supply Chain (p.457) Please address the following. ·Evaluate the current China/Taiwan logistics costs. Assume a current total volume of 190,000 CBM and that 89% is shipped direct from the supply is plants in containers. Using the data from the case and assume that the supplier-loaded container is 85% full. Assume that consolidation centers are run at each of the four port locations. The consolidation centers only use 40-foot containers and fill them to 96% capacity. ·Assume that it costs $480 to ship a 20-foot container and $600 to ship a 40-foot container. What is the total cost to get the containers to the United States? Do you include U.S. port costs in this part of the analysiss. ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 6 Case Study Inventory Management at Big10Sweater


Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Case—Inventory Management at Big10Sweater (p.395) Please address the following. ·Using the data provided in the text, calculate how much Rhonda and Steve made for taxes last year. ·What was your reasoning behind using the aggregate demand forecasts when determining the size of your order rather than the individual school forecasts? Should you rethink this or is there a sound basis for doing it this way? ·How many sweaters should you order this year? Write down your order by individual school. Document your calculations in your spreadsheet. Calculate this based on the aggregate forecasts and also the forecast by individual school. ·What do you think they could make this year? They are paying for $40,000 and you expect your benefit package addition would be about $1000 per year. Assume that they ordered based on the aggregate forecasts. ·How should the business be developed in the future? ==============================================

GSCM 520 Week 6 Quiz

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GSCM 520 Week 6 Quiz

1. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is one of the categories of manufacturing inventory? 2. Question : (TCO 4) When material is ordered from a vendor, which of the following is not a reason for delays in the order arriving on time? 3. Question : (TCO 4) In making any decision that affects inventory size, which of the following costs do not need to be considered? 4. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following are fixed-time period inventory models? 5. Question : (TCO 4) Assuming no safety stock, what is the reorder point (R) given an average daily demand of 78 units and a lead time of 3 days? 6. Question : (TCO 4) If annual demand is 50,000 units, the ordering cost is $25 per order, and the holding cost is $5 per unit per year, which of the following is the optimal order quantity using the fixed-order quantity model? 7. Question : (TCO 4) If the average aggregate inventory value is $1,200,000 and the cost of goods sold is $600,000, which of the following is weeks of supply? 8. Question : (TCO 3) In Hau Lee's uncertainty framework to classify supply chains, a supply chain for functional products with a stable supply process is called which of the following? 9. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following is an organizationally driven reason for outsourcing? 10. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following of Fisher's product categories includes fashionable clothing, personal computers, and other products that typically have a very brief life cycle? ==============================================


GSCM 520 Week 7 Case Study Distribution Center Location Grainger

Fsor more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com GSCM 520 Week 7 Case Study Distribution Center Location-Grainger Case—Distribution Center Location-Grainger (p.477) Please address the following: Relative to the U.S. distribution network, calculate the costs associated with running the existing system. Assume that 40% of the volume arrives in Seattle and 60% in Los Angeles, and the port processing fee for federal processing at both locations is $5.00 per CBM. Assume that everything is transferred to the Kansas City distribution center by rail, where it is unloaded and quality checked. Assume that all volume is then transferred by truck to the nine existing warehouses in the United States. ==============================================

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