[SOLVED] Managing Global Logistics and Supply Chains

You are a global sourcing manager for a UK-based supermarket. The company has 750 supermarket stores in UK major cities. The company imports grocery products (e.g., fresh vegetable and fruits, processed food and beverages) from within the UK and different countries. The company has a central warehouse at, Reading, UK. You are being asked to source a new grocery product from outside of the UK to be sold at the 750 supermarket stores.Produce a 3,000-word report to address the following tasks:1. Perform a research to explain why the chosen product is suitable for the supermarket and its customers. Choose a country of origin for the product and explain why it is a suitable supply source.2. Suggest suitable transportation mode(s) (i.e. air, sea, rail, road, etc.) for importing the product (all the way from the supplier at the country of origin to the central warehouse in the UK, and finally the supermarket stores). Support your suggestions with convincing theoretical/practical arguments.3. Suggest suitable port(s) of export in the country of origin and the port(s) of import in the UK and design effective supply and distribution networks for the product. Critically support your suggestions with convincing arguments and additional information about each port and network design.4. Illustrate, using a process diagram, all the parties involved, main activities and all documentation required to manage the imports of the product all the way from the supplier in the country oforigin to the central warehouse in the UK, and finally all supermarket stores.5. Considering recent developments, suggest how the company might govern and control the supply risk, sustainability and cost of imports and the reliability of the delivery of the chosen product in the future.

 

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