Attachments: ISCOM 374 Week 3 Individual Assignment Product versus Service Supply Chain Comparison Paper.doc [ Preview Here ]
Prepare a 700 to 1,050 word paper analyzing inventory strategies from both a manufacturing and a service industry perspective. Include the following:
Explain how supplying a service rather than a product impacts forecasting and resourcing decisions.
Describe the implications on both manufacturing and service companies when forecasts are significantly different than actual demand.
Describe how both industries may adjust their inventory practices when these differences occur.
Analyze general inventory logistic considerations of customer service that companies must take into account to be successful in today's global environment.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines