Conduct a case study analysis on the information management system (IMS) of a company you choose and write a 5-6 page white paper for the executive management team to show the importance of continuing to invest in the company’s supply chain IMS.
Meeting customer demands and high efficiencies are the goals of the majority of supply chains, and companies strive to develop sustainable long-term supply chain solutions. You will show the importance of continuing to invest in the companys supply chain information management system (IMS) in this assessment.
In this assessment, you will write a white paper to be presented to the executive management team to show the importance of continuing to invest in the companys supply chain information management system.
For your white paper, you may use the same company you selected for another assessment or select a different company from this list:
L. L. Bean.
Conduct your research and write about the selected company’s information management system (IMS). Include the following:
Analyze the company’s information management system and relate the IMS to the company’s business objectives.
Analyze how technology is used for managing the companys transportation and warehousing network using relevant examples.
Analyze how the company’s IMS provides a competitive advantage over competition and summarize the unique features which create customer satisfaction.
Analyze how the IMS helps coordinate between supply chain partners and provide an example of how the coordination leads to exceptional service.
Analyze how an IMS helps monitor orders and inventory levels and satisfy customers using relevant real world examples.
Analyze why managing information is equally or more important to the company than moving products by relating the impact of information management to productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:
Format: Submit a professional and well-organized Word document.
Length: 56 double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.
APA format: Use current APA style and formatting for in-text citations and references.