CSCMP Academic Case Study Library
The CSCMP Academic Case Study Library is an excellent resource for any academic teaching in supply chain or logistics. Created and curated by the academic community, the cases below also offer teaching notes and data files to help fellow academics teach important lessons in the classroom.
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Case Study: Joiner & Sons Hardware: Exploring Multichannel Opportunities to Prepare for Developing an Omnichannel StrategyContains 1 Component(s)
The increase in the number of ecommerce-based channels and the growth of Amazon and Walmart have forced bricks-and-mortar retailers to seek alternative ways to reach potential customers in a cost- and time-efficient manner. This case involves a regional hardware store interested in expanding sales and increasing profits by exploring multichannel opportunities to prepare for developing an omnichannel strategy.
Case Study: The Forecasting Challenge for EC-CreameryContains 1 Component(s)
EC-Creamery is an Eau Claire, WI based dairy processor selling yogurt products throughout the Midwest region of the U.S. Inaccurate forecasts have wreaked havoc in the company, leading to frequent stockouts and creating operational challenges. Your task is to draw on the information you obtain from your colleagues to develop sales forecasts, document your choices and procedures and share your thoughts and insights on issues related to forecasting and sales & operations planning. Teaching notes and associated files are available to current CSCMP Academic Members upon request. Please contact email@example.com to request teaching notes.
Case Study: Bluestar Office Supply Company (Mini-Case)Contains 1 Component(s)
This academic case study provides an opportunity to analyze historical freight payment data in order to reduce transportation costs and improve customer service.
Case Study: Sequoia Distributing Inventory TurnoverContains 1 Component(s)
This case study illustrates the different perspectives of inventory turnover guiding the professional to understand which management activities offer the greatest, most effective leverage from the corporate perspective down to the part number level.
Case Study: Posh Purses' Retail ChallengeContains 1 Component(s)
In this case study, students are asked to find a way to increase sales per linear foot of shelf space and/or increase shelf inventory turnover in a manner that makes economic sense for both NDSC and PP.
Case Study: Issues with Planning & Scheduling Marine MovementContains 1 Component(s)
This case study focuses on new plastic and chemical distribution internationally from Houston port.
Case Study: Where Are My Cookies? The Tale of the Thin Mints ShortageContains 1 Component(s)
In this case study, evaluate how the CEO of Girl Scounts of San Jacinto Council , Mary Vitek, can mitigate the risk of supply disruption and utilize strategic sourcing in order to avoid any further shortages.
Case Study: Steel Corp: Using Logistics Criteria to Segment CustomersContains 1 Component(s)
In this case study, users must identify and use logistics data; logistics customer segmentation and related cost analysis.
Case Study: Provincial Industries: Opening Regional OfficesContains 1 Component(s)
In this case study, Provincial Industries decided that the time has come to expand internationally. This evaluation will decide the new international office location.
Case Study: INCOTERMs International Logistics Negotiation GameContains 1 Component(s)
In this case, teams can compete in the real-life situation produced by Tommasso-Southwest Sport Machines.
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