Beer Game Report

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"Beer Game" is a simple simulation of a Make-to-Stock Supply chain. The goal of this game is to minimize cost of capital employed in stock while avoiding out-of-stock situations. The issue here is how to forecast demand accurately. Tiphaine and I assume the roles of beer factory in the production department.

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Beer Game ReportBEER GAME DEBRIEFINGThe bullwhip effect28/09/2011Tiphaine Ribetto - st Perrine Trullemans - st112855Background: "Beer Game" is a simple simulation of a Make-to-Stock Supply chain. The goal of this game is to minimize cost of capital employed in stock while avoiding out-of-stock situations. The issue here is how to forecast demand accurately. Tiphaine and I assume the roles of beer factory in the production department. As our work does not involve any decision in the order flow, our discussion will focus on our experience as manufacturer. Results analysis: * What happened to the order quantity as we move backwards, up the supply chain from retailer to manufacturer?And why? What happened during the first rounds (weeks 1-10) is that our team places small orders in an attempt to get rid of some of the inventory. As the incoming orders size were getting lower and

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