Mba550 Kuipe Leda Gap Analysis

Mba550 Kuipe Leda Gap Analysis

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Gap Analysis: Kuiper Leda
University of Phoenix

Gap Analysis: Kuiper Leda

Supply Chain Management is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the supply chain with the purpose to satisfy customer requirements as efficiently as possible. Thousands of activities are performed and coordinated within an organization, and every company has at least one supply chain relationship with another organization. Research has led to the conclusion that the structure of activities within and between companies is a critical cornerstone of creating unique and superior supply chain performance.
In today’s constantly changing business world, organizations can no longer compete individually. They must rely on effective supply chains and networks to successfully compete in the global market. Successful supply chain management requires integrating business processes with key members of the supply chain, because valuable resources are wasted when supply chains are not integrated, appropriately streamlined, and managed.
Kuiper Leda Inc. is an electronic components manufacturer that has been in operation for over 10 years. The company specializes in production of Electronic Control Units (ECUs) and microchip sensors for the automotive industry. Kuiper Leda recently entered into the production of Radio Frequency Identification Devices (RFIDs) and has a new RFID line that has been in operation for the past six months. Kuiper Leda has just received a large order for ECUs and RFIDs from Midland Motors, a major player in the automotive industry.
In this paper, the supply chain practice of Kuiper Leda will be examined to determine if the company’s practice are sufficient for today’s RFID manufacturing demands. Kuiper Leda Supply Chain Defense Kuiper Leda is an electronic components manufacturer is faced with a growth opportunity. Kuiper Leda needs to ensure that the existing SC is...

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