Three paragraphs | tra3132 | Florida State College at Jacksonville

  

1. I think Mr. Kitchens should conduct an evaluation of the other companies prior to contacting American Apparel. By performing an evaluation of the other companies, he will be better positioned to decide on whether to move the company’s account to another supplier if he is unable to get a proper solution to the issues. The current strengths of Trip 7 are that they have a great customer base, many varieties from which to choose, and the company provides good customer service through timely deliveries. The biggest weaknesses include being located so far away from its supplier, only having one supplier with no back-up plan, no direct contact with management of supplier, and bad lead time of supplier.

2. As I have studied the case, I would inform Mr. Kitchen to insist that he is placed through to management. He should require a better lead time on orders and inform American Apparel that he has conducted an evaluation of three other well established suppliers and that he has positioned the company to move the business account if necessary. I would tell him to have quotes from the companies that he has evaluated for negotiation purposes and to give an effort in trying to reduce the price of the price of 72 shirts to be more in line with the other companies’ prices, plus the need for guaranteed on time deliveries.

3. I think that Trip 7 can prevent supply chain uncertainties by moving their business account to one of the other suppliers that is more closely located and that make the customer a priority. I personally think that since the company has such a large account and many customers that that could split the business off into two suppliers, giving them a back-up plan just in case of emergency orders and the in ability of one of the suppliers to make deliveries in a timely fashion.

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more