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Question: W​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍​rite a report on the supply chain of a product of your choice made by a company in the fashion/clothing sector.

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W​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍​rite a report on the supply chain of a product of your choice made by a company in the fashion/clothing sector. You are expected to apply the knowledge you have acquired from the tools and techniques taught on this module to analyse, evaluate and make solid recommendations to enhancing the supply chain of the organisation. Your report should focus on the following key tasks: 1) Map the supply chain of your product (including at least 4 tiers) and identify the role of different firms/companies involved in this supply chain 2) Evaluate opportunities in the product lifecycle to improve sustainability 3) Critically analyse the potential challenges of effectively managing this supply chain and provide recommendations to address these challenges. 4) The word count for this assignment is 2,500 words. 5) Harvard referencing style Learning Outcomes: - LO1: Students will be able to define and document a supply chain operation in national and international contexts. - LO2: Students will be able to critically analyze and evaluate the performance of the supply chain. - LO3: Students will be able to apply supply chain optimisation tools and techniques in a range of situations. References must be used: Jacobs, F.R. & Chase, R. (2021) Operations and supply chain management. 16th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. Chopra, S. (2019) Suppl​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍​y Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation. 7th Global Edition. Pearson. Christopher, M. (2016) Logistics & supply chain management. 5th edition. New York: Pearson Education. Slack, N. et al. (2022) Operations management. Tenth edition / Nigel Slack, Alistair Brandon-Jones, Nicola Burgess. Harlow, England: Pearson. Hines, P., Holweg, M. & Rich, N. 2004, Learning to evolve: A review of contemporary lean thinking, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 24(10), 994 – 1011 De Angelis, R., Howard, M. and Miemczyk, J. (2018) ‘Supply chain management and the circular economy: towards the circular supply chain’,?Production Planning & Control, 29(6), pp. 425–437. Pagell, M., & Shevchenko, A. (2014). Why research in sustainable supply chain management should have no future.? Journal of supply chain management,?50(1), 44-55. Elkington, J. (2018). 25 Years Ago I Coined the Phrase “Triple Bottom Line.” Here’s Why It’s Time to Rethink It. Available at: MacCarthy, B.L.,?Blome, C.,?Olhager, J.,?Srai, J.S.?and?Zhao, X.?(2016), "Supply chain evolution – theory, concepts and science",?International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 36 No. ​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍​12, pp. 1696-1718.?

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