800 word article that consists of your global value chain predictions.

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You are a marketing journalist for a major supply chain trade publication. Each year you write an article with your predictions for global value chain trends over the next five years.

Write a 800 word article that consists of your global value chain predictions.

Identify three major supply chain trends you see occurring over the next five years.

Discuss why you see these trends becoming major factors for supply chain managers in meeting changing demands of their customers and how these changes will impact supplier relationships.

Provide evidence to support your predictions using recent events and indicators of rapidly changing global supply chain footprints.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Global Value Chain Predictions Article Grading Guide ISCOM/383 VERSION 2 Individual Assignment: Global Value Chain Predictions Article Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to allow students to research potential global value chain trends that will have a significant impact on how companies align supply chain intelligence and resources. Grading Guide Content Met Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 7 #/7 Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 3 #/3 10 #/10 Comments: The student identifies three major supply chain trends predicted to occur over the next five years The student discusses why these trends will become major factors for supply chain managers in meeting changing demands of their customers and how these changes will impact supplier relationships. The student provided evidence to support predictions using recent events and indicators of rapidly changing global supply chain footprints. The paper is 700 to 1,050 words in length. Writing Guidelines Met The paper—including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page—is consistent with APA formatting guidelines and meets course-level requirements. Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page. Paragraph and sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Rules of grammar and usage are followed including spelling and punctuation. Assignment Total # Copyright © 2016 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Comments: 1 Global Value Chain Predictions Article Grading Guide ISCOM/383 VERSION 2 Additional comments: Copyright © 2016 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. 2 ...
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Running head: MAJOR SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS

Major Supply Chain Trends
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MAJOR SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS

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Major supply chain trends
The supply chain segment of businesses keeps on changing from time to time. While
some of these changes are meant to improve the efficiency of the industry and add value to
businesses, others threaten the sustainability of businesses and particularly the reliability of
supply chains. Some of the trends that businesses and marketing managers should be on the
lookout in the next five years include the continued rise of e-commerce, trade tariffs, and
automation of services that has been prompted by a labor shortage.
The popularity of e-commerce is steadily redefining the role of supply chain in
businesses. Unlike the past where businesses were expected to order and inventory their
supplies in advance in their physical stores ready for sale at any one time, businesses are
gradually embracing the concept of e-commerce as a result of its rising popularity and success
in the recent past. Companies like Walmart and Target Corporations that command the bigbox retail sector continue to acquire online retail companies while at the same time integrating
an online retail segment on their websites. In fact, companies like Amazon which specializ...

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