Supply Chain

1129 words 5 pages
United Arab Emirates University

Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Supply Chain Management Application & Strategy

CASE 1 : Supply chain challenges at Leapfrog
SCML 460: Supply Chain Management Application & Strategy

Context:

Introduction ………………………………………………. page 3

Questions ………………………………………………. page 3

Conclusion ………………………………………………. page 5

References ……………………………………………… page 6

Introduction: Our case study is about "Supply Chain Challenges at LEAPFROG". The term supply chain conjures up images of product or supply moving from suppliers to manufacturers to distributors to retailers to customers along a chain(2). We recognize that we must have a small image about that
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Days, weeks, month?
Answer:
Because they are facing a Christmas future. They check their store and they found that they had sold 360 of littleTouch LeapPads in the products introductory weekend. So this information goes on the new system then the software shows that there will be a huge demand on that period almost 700000 unit to meet projected holiday demand. So they forecast the number of units for that period. These data come from four computer models. They are designed to weed out unusual explanation for sales spikes. Everything from discount and TV advertising to where be stores the product was displayed. I think it take days because they have direct contact with their supplier, because they allow to them to enter the sales database * Thirdly, what part of the production process limited output level at capable toys? How did capable respond to the challenge?
Answer:
The molds that make the plastic are critical part of the production process it's called also the tools. They had two set of tools running around the clock, and they got the ok from the leapfrog for a third set of tools in the last of August, and the approve for the fourth set was after when the third set was ready and that was in the mid-October. * Fourthly, what were some of the material sourcing challenges facing Leapfrog and Capable toys? How did they resolve these problems?
Answer:
They had a hustle to find the specialized material and

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