You are required to submit a management report with a minimum of 2,000 words within the body of the report. The word count does not include the title page, contents page, list of figures, reference list or any additional material in the appendices; you may only exceed the words within the body of the report by 10%. Your report must have a professional appearance and be cited and referenced in accordance with the APA 7th edition.
Select an engineering or any manufacturing organisation that you can use as a case study. This could be a company that you have worked for, aspire to work for or one that has any particular attraction for you. You will need to research the company in some depth so it is important to ensure that there is sufficient information in the public domain to enable you to answer the questions shown below as you will need to find out as much as you can about the supply chain and logistics strategy currently adopted by the organisation. Please prepare a management report that addresses the following points:
Appraise the role of logistics within this organisation and establish how, if at all, their supply chain and logistics operations contribute to their competitive advantage (20 marks)