Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 2

Week 2 Assignment

1. Which of the following is correct?


(a) Primary objective of an efficient supply chain is to respond quickly to demand.
(b) Primary objective of an efficient supply chain is to supply products in minimum time.
(c) Primary objective of an efficient supply chain is to supply demand at the lowest cost.
(d) None of the above
2. Which of the following is correct?
(a) Buffer inventory should be maintained in a responsive supply chain.
(b) Buffer inventory should be maintained in an efficient supply chain.
(c) Buffer inventory should be maintained in both efficient and responsive supply chains.
(d) None of the above
3. Which of the following is correct?
(a) Price is a major customer driver in all types of supply chain.
(b) Price is a major driver in responsive supply chains.
(c) Price is a major driver in efficient supply chains.
(d) Price is not a driver for supply chains.
4. Which of the following is correct?
(a) In a responsive supply chain, supplier is selected on the basis of cost only.
(b) In a responsive supply chain, supplier is selected on the basis of cost and quality.
(c) In a responsive supply chain, supplier is selected on the basis of speed, flexibility, reliability
and quality.
(d) In a responsive supply chain, supplier is selected on the basis of cost and speed.
5. Which of the following is correct?
(a) In a responsive supply chain, product design strategy is to maximize performance at a
minimum product cost.
(b) In a responsive supply chain, product design strategy is to create modularity to allow
postponement of product differentiation.
(c) In an efficient supply chain, product design strategy is to create modularity to allow
postponement of product differentiation.
(d) None of the above
6. Which of the following is correct?
(a) Increasing variety of products is an obstacle to achieve strategic fit a supply chain.
(b) Increasing variety of products is an important enabler to achieve strategic fit a supply chain.
(c) Increasing variety of products is an enabler upto a limit but it may become an obstacle
beyond this point to achieve strategic fit a supply chain.
(d) Variety of products and strategic fit of supply chain are two unrelated issues.
7. Which of the following is not a supply chain driver?
(a) Facilities
(b) Inventory
(c) Information
(d) Manpower
8. Which of the following driver affects most of the other drivers to improve their performance?
(a) Information
(b) Pricing
(c) Transportation
(d) Manpower
9. Which of the following is correct?
(a) A production facility can be a flexible one.
(b) A production facility can be a dedicated one.
(c) A production facility can be a combination of flexible and dedicated one.
(d) All of the above
10. Which of the following is correct?
(a) At cross docking facilities, inbound trucks from suppliers are unloaded and kept in the
facility.
(b) At cross docking facilities, inbound trucks from suppliers are unloaded; the product is
broken into smaller lots and then kept in the facility.
(c) At cross docking facilities, inbound trucks from suppliers are unloaded; the product is
broken into smaller lots, and is quickly loaded onto store-bound trucks.
(d) None of the above

1.C 2.A 3.C 4.C 5.B 6.A 7.D 8.A 9.D 10.C