Company-Apple Flagship product-Mac,iphone and ipad SUPPLIERS ? Wistron is another Taiwan-based…
Company-Apple Flagship product-Mac,iphone and ipad
SUPPLIERS ? Wistron is another Taiwan-based company that’s also helping Apple expand into India. Wistron has five supplier locations with three in China and two in India. A focus for Wistron in India has been printed circuit boards for iPhones. ? Qualcomm -It is known to supply multiple electronic components to Apple, including envelope power trackers, baseband processors, power management modules, and GSM/CDMA receivers and transceivers. These are various instruments used in device power management systems and in mobile signaling. Qualcomm has also come through for Apple devices, offering necessary modem technology.
Two immediate Customers ? Third party cellular network carriers like Verizon buys iphones ? Ingram Micro Hong Kong is delighted to be the Authorized Distributor for Apple in serving commercial sector. To cater for commercial needs, the distribution agreement enables Apple and Ingram Micro to distribute their products and services . India’s official website of Apple distributors in India and is owned and managed by Ingram Micro .The website hosts affordability offers curated by these National distributors for Apple products like iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and accessories
Using above details as reference for this supply chain answer these questions- What is the current network design adopted by the company. To answer this question, please list out the supply locations, capacity of the supply locations, and demand locations and the demand faced in each demand location. Also Solve a basic demand allocation model. Further start tweaking the distribution model to aggregate suppliers and demand locations. Justify why aggregation needs to be done. Let the business objective motivate the need for the model..
Further Incorporate uncertainty (a) Suppose there is uncertainty in the demand faced. Analyze its impact on the network design. (b) What would be the impact on the network design if there is uncertainty with respect to any other factor other than demand.