CombineNet ASAP Helps Primark Manage Its Global Supply Chain
Why is supply chain management so important at a company such as Primark?
Primark employs the Free On Board policy, which means the transportation costs from its source markets all through to distribution in the European market are expensed to its account.
What set of business conditions prompted Primark to look into upgrading its supply chain management system?
An increased pressure on Primark to maintain low prices in the face of a recession, an increase in the UK’s value added tax (January 2011), rising cost of labor in China and an unprecedented spikes in shipping rates
What problems was Primark having managing its suppliers and global supply chain?
How to keep freight costs low when shipping large amounts of cargo from the various production sites in Continue reading...