Your text explores the strategies of transshipment and inventory pooling in chapter 7. List and describe at least two similarities between transshipment and inventory pooling strategies. Identify two companies or supply chains of that use transshipment strategies and why is transshipment a good strategy for them? Why would inventory pooling not be a better choice for these companies or supply chains?
- Retailer Supplier Partnerships
Identify and describe the three types of retailer supplier partnerships discussed in chapter 8. Manufacturers and retailers occasionally find using third parties to perform certain aspects of the materials management and /or product distribution functions beneficial. Why might this be the case? Provide details in your response