This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Case Study Mars

826 words - 4 pages

Week 2 – Case Study: MARS (D)

Name
GSCM 540
Professor
July 19, 2015

Executive Summary
In 2009 MARS Inc. has been faced with new challenges in their buying process of their diesel engine due to changes with their Columbus supplier. The D-342 diesel engine market is in jeopardy which is why the supplier dropped production and left MARS Inc. with only one option in suppliers. Having to now deal with only one supplier Tom Sosa, the purchasing manager, has had to figure out what this change means to MARS Inc. in terms of transportation cost, inventory and storage costs, and continue the enforcement of MARS INC.’s implementation of lean manufacturing.
Case Study Questions
1. What ...view middle of the document...

with this change. The Portland supplier’s location to MARS Inc. based on the current situation charges “per hundredweight is $10 for carload lots of 50,000 pounds. The less than carload rate is $15 per hundredweight.” While anything coming from the Columbus supplier was offered just-in-time delivery service at no charge to MARS Inc. Also, this will affect the EOQ’s because dealing with the Columbus supplier they were located close enough that they offered JIT delivery which allowed the reduction minimizing “work-in-process inventories (waste) by reducing lot sizes in order to increase production efficiency and product quality.” Now, with the change, it will force MARS Inc. to spend money on warehousing and carrying cost due to the one week replenishment cycle the Portland supplier has.
4. What is the difference between all-unit quantity discount and incremental discount schedules? How would the costs and EOQs differ? Which would be preferable assuming that both share the same cost figures?
The difference between all-unit quantity discount and incremental discount schedules are that in the all units discounts model, as the order quantity increases, the unit purchasing cost decreases, while, in the incremental quantity discounts case, the unit purchasing cost decreases only for units beyond a certain threshold and not for every unit as in the all units discounts case. In the all-unit quantity discount method the cost decreases...

Other assignments on Case Study Mars

Viva Essay

9551 words - 39 pages currently unexploited mining opportunities in unclaimed territory in Antarctica, the same opportunities on Mars would not be considered a part of the world economy – even if currently exploited in some way – and could be considered of latent value only in the same way as uncreated intellectual property, such as a previously unconceived invention. It is common to limit questions of the world economy exclusively to human economic activity, and

Mgt216 Essay

714 words - 3 pages The first ethical issue presented in the ethics game simulation was whether to warn consumers about the contaminated product and what information to provide consumers about the contaminant. The second ethical issue was whether to sell a product that does not meet U.S. safety requirements in a foreign market that has lower safety restrictions. G-BioSport was not required to meet prior approval from the Federal Drug Administration before they

Economy Effect Of Marijuana

277 words - 2 pages Modern American History by Alan Renga 2nd Mid Term! You will be given 3 Short Essay questions and 20 Multiple Choice questions deriving from this list! 80 points total! The 1920s Warren Harding then Calvin Coolidge Tea Pot Dome 1st Red Scare Immigration Restriction, Sacco and Vanzetti Langston Hughes, Marcus Garvey, KKK Prosperity, advertising Prohibition, Al Capone Flappers, Clara Bow, Rudolph Valentino Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey

The Vc Shakeout

2033 words - 9 pages . The shoppers were charmed anyway, and acted on those gut feelings by choosing a coupon from the store that had flattered them over a coupon from a similar store. The study indicates that even flagrant flattery can sway customers. Business Psychology This month we’re looking at flattery and ingratiation, pervasive tools of influence in the workplace. Across the next few pages, we’ll show why insincere compliments and sucking up are effective—and

Hospitals Paper

6014 words - 25 pages I hope to provide in this paper a comprehensive understanding for what the term “hospital” has become. Hospitals are an extremely complex system that man has created and shaped and reshaped throughout history. My goal in writing and researching this paper will be to provide those who read it a clear understanding on how the hospital system got to where it is today, and to shed some light on the many organizations that affiliate with and

Course Syllabus

2610 words - 11 pages | |Recommended |The best way to learn mathematics is to PRACTICE, PRACTICE, and PRACTICE. At least forty minutes of study per day, every day| |Study Time |(including weekends and holidays) is necessary for the success in this class. You may need more (or less) study time | | |depending on your math background and skills. Forty minutes of study

Management

1477 words - 6 pages themselves to the Boeing Values. The Code of Conduct is a certification that occurs on a yearly basis to certify all employees that they will follow the Code of Conduct (The Boeing Company: Ethics, 1999-2012). The Ethics Challenge is where Boeing provides training to help educate employees about certain situations that may arise throughout the day. In this challenge, there are specific case scenarios that can be used (The Boeing Company: Ethics

Assisted Suicide

1015 words - 5 pages Should physician-assisted suicide be legal? While I believe if one chooses to end his or own life through physician assistance for reasons that they chose, the choice should be up to the individual. Physician-assisted suicide should be at one's discretion. “Assisted Suicide, also called Voluntary Euthanasia, is currently a contentious issue in many countries. Because Euthanasia is legal in a few modern democracies: the Netherlands, Belgium

Tanglewood Case 1

797 words - 4 pages of their focal points of having a successful business is having exceeding customer service, and there is no need to go out and acquire new talent when Tanglewood already has the staff capable of developing their KSAOs. However, Tanglewood will need to acquire new talent if the company decides to open up a new store. Should Tanglewood look for new employees or outsource for staffing? In Tanglewood’s case, I would recommend using an outside

Nnnnn

1391 words - 6 pages Есе по въпроса: Кои от всички „действащи” лица могат да се разглеждат като морално отговорни и в какво именно? по казуса Форд „Пинто” Корпоративните злодеяния са нанесли повече вреди на обществото от всички улични престъпления взети заедно. Според данни на ФБР сумата от уличните престъпления възлиза на $3.8 млрд. годишно, а загубите от корпоративните измами между $100 млрд. и $400 млрд. годишно

The Penis

1052 words - 5 pages The short story ”The Penis” is written by Hanif Kureishi. The short story is about a penis, which has been separated from its owner Doug, who we hear from later on. At first though we hear about a guy called Alfie who was “a cutter – a hairdresser – and had to get to work”. He is having breakfast with his wife, when she asks him what he did last night, and if he had a good time last night? Alfie can not remember what he did last night, he then

Similar Documents

Ethics Essay

1744 words - 7 pages Q1. Briefly describe the dilemma presented in this case study. Who are the key players and what are some of the antecedents that have led to the present problem? In today’s workplace communication is key, collaboration crucial and teamwork a top management buzzword. These facets encourage knowledge sharing, co‐operation and a joint sense of purpose. However, such an increase in interpersonal relationships too often

Multi Store Model Of Memory Essay

1700 words - 7 pages encoding is different in short term and long-term memory. For example Baddeley There are huge differences in the duration of information in the short term and long term memory (Peterson & Peterson). (Bahrick et al.)oversimplified. (reductionist) | Outline and evaluate the working memory model (12) | Episodic buffer was added by Baddeley in 2000 | Active process: PET scans Amnesiac case studies Shallice & Warrington (1974) Baddeley (1986

Lego Case Study

6708 words - 27 pages ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! The LEGO Case Study 2014 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! The A CONTENTS ! ! ! 1! ! 2! ! ! 3! ! 4! ! 5! ! 6! ! 7! ! Introduction! ! ! ! Difficult start to the decade 2001.! Signs of Recovery 2002.! Hopes dashed - 2003.! LEGOLAND parks.! LEGO Brand Stores.! The Knudstorp Review.! 8! ! Financial Focus - the ! Oveson addition. ! 9! ! Back to

Thesis Writing Essay

2925 words - 12 pages outline. Writing a thesis without an outline would take the average student approximately twice as long as writing a thesis with an outline. The advantage of making an outline is that the project can be seen in terms of smaller parts rather than one daunting whole. Instead of saying “Residual Polar Ice Caps on Mars: Go!” why not calmly state “Let’s begin with the scientific significance of residual polar ice caps. After that, we’ll go on to their