Resource: Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, Ch. 9
Read CASE: Parts Emporium at the end of Ch. 9 (pp. 357).
Put yourself in Sue McCaskey’s position and prepare a detailed report to Dan Block and Ed Spriggs on managing the inventory of the EG151 exhaust gasket and the DB032 drive belt.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word report.
Discuss Parts Emporium supply chain and possible remedies for its supply chain problems.
Present a proper inventory system and recognize all relevant costs.
Discuss how your recommendations for these two items will reduce the annual cycle inventory, stock-out, and order costs.
Include strategic and tactical changes that might improve the company’s inventory performance, reduce variability, and improve customer service.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.