For this assignment, use your coursepack to review the case of “Half a Century of Supply Chain Management at Wal Mart” by Mark and Johnson. In 2–4 double spaced pages, analyze this case and address the following questions:
- Are Wal Mart supply chain capabilities still a source of competitive advantage? Why or why not?
- How is Wal Mart doing? How does it compare to its competitors?
- As Johnnie Dobbs, Wal Mart’s executive vice president (EVP) of logistics, where would you spend your money or focus your energy?
- Where do you see the opportunities for Wal Mart in its global supply chain?