California National University Wk 3 Summarize the Case Business Question

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California National University

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Week Three Assignment

Pain Away Corporation

Case 10.1 page 399

Summarize the case and answer all questions on page 400.

INSTRUCTIONS:

This course has written homework assignments to complete. Homework will be evaluated not only on the content of the written assignment, the use of subject information from the text and related information, but also on applying good rules of professional business writing that includes APA/essay formatting. Please include the key terms that are used in the text that relate to your answers, as well as a minimum of 2 outside sources (not including the textbook). Brevity is rewarded. Keep your papers no longer than 4 printed pages, double-spaced, not including your cover page and bibliography.

Please respond in essay/APA format and support your work with concepts from at least two outside sources in addition to our textbook.

Reminder: Brevity is rewarded. Keep your papers no longer than 4 printed pages, double-spaced not including your cover page and reference page.

Textbook:
Langley, C.J., Novack, R.A., Gibson, B.J., Coyle, J.J. Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective. (11th edition). 2017 M


Pain Away Corporation

Case 10.1 page 399

Summarize the case and answer all questions on page 400.

  1. Compare and contrast the three options from the perspective of customer service. Which do you believe will provide the best level of service? Why?

2. Compare and contrast the three options from the perspective of cost. Which one do you believe will provide the most economical solution for PAC? Why?

3. What types of functional and cost trade-offs will Sumner need to analyze?

4. Which distribution option do you feel gives PAC the best opportunity for future success? Why?

5. How should PAC leverage automation for its consumer fulfillment processes?


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Question one
In terms of customer service, the three services available are superior to those offered by PAC
(Pain Away Corporation).
Option 1 allowed for more efficient handling of multiple shipments and increased speed and
reliability to offer the best service with fewer defects. Option 2 will incorporate many fulfillment
centers to keep goods closer to their customers, but certain areas will still be far away, creating
delays. The company is improving in this way between options 1 and 2 in order to control the
tempo. Option 3 is outsourcing, where the cost is determined by the provider of these services and
the size of the shipping order, transportation, and order fulfillment pace (Langley et al.,2017).
Option 3 is the best option, in my opinion, because it uses a 3PL to manage the fulfillment process
and deliveries while PAC concentrates on quality and production with proper preparation, and you
will be using someone else's distribution network, which is more capable of doing door-to-door
deliveries and has lower delivery costs.
Question two
From a financial standpoint, I would advise director to consider the following three viable options.
All three solutions have costs associated with them, but option 3 is the most cost-effective for Pain
Away Corporation until they have penetrated and extended to new areas for new distribution
centers. The following is a list of contrasts and comparisons: Option 1 will have a modest cost...


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