E- Supply Chain


Assignment Uploading Date: End of Week-3

Submission Date by students: End of WEEK- Week-7


To assess your understanding for E- Supply Chain / E Logistic Management in an organization

of your choice or the startup business of yours.

Action Items:

Create or choose any business organization of your choice and describe the organization

according to the below:

1. To create a new company or find a suitable company, to be located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which include the followings:

a. Give an introduction about the company as well business unit.

b. Mention the kind of product(s) as well as services.

c. Write down Company statement.

d. Vision and Mission of the company

2. Understanding the concepts of SCM and logistics in a broader framework 3. Introduce the concepts of E-supply logistics and E-SCM, collaboration, and Integration,

which demonstrates effective use of ICT. 4. To apply a SWOT analysis to your business.

5. Also analyze your business and process as per below points:

Strategic Planning (SP)

i. Location of Supply Chain Facilities

ii. Supply Chain Configuration

iii. Procurement Planning

iv. Distribution Facilities Planning

v. Logistics Planning

Operational Optimization (OO)

I. Supply Chain Inventory Optimization

II. Logistics Resources Scheduling


1. Each students will have one Project. 2. Project will be based on the implementation of the e-supply chain and logistics in real


3. Project will require summarizing, demonstrating, and the use and potential values of SCM and LOGISTICS for an organization.

4. The Due date for the this assignment is Week-9. 5. Students can also make business plan to introduce the concepts, Tools and Technologies

for any particular business from KSA market.

6. The word count for this assignment must be between 1200 – 1500 words.

Submission Instructions

 Post your response in the Discussion Board per your professor’s instructions.

Grading Criteria

0 – 10 points

Grading Rubric:

Criteria A (10.0)


B (6.0)


C (4.0)


D/F (0)





 Rich in content

 Full of thought, insight, and


 Substantial information

 Thought, insight, and analysis has

taken place

 Generally competent

 Information is thin and commonplace

 Rudimentary and superficial

 No analysis or insight is


Connections Clear connections

 To previous or current

 To real-life situations

 New ideas or connections

 Lack depth and/or detail

 Limited, if any connections

 Vague generalities

 No connections are made

 Off topic

Uniqueness  New ideas

 New connections

 Made with

 New ideas or connections

 Lack depth and/or detail

 Few, if any new ideas or connections

 Rehash or summarize other

 No new ideas

 “I agree with…” statement

depth and detail postings

Timeliness  All required postings

 Early in discussion

 Throughout the discussion

 All required postings

 Some not in time for others to read

and respond

 All required postings

 Most at the last minute without

allowing for

response time

 Some, or all, required postings


Stylistics  Few grammatical or

stylistic errors

 Several grammatical or

stylistic errors

 Obvious grammatical or

stylistic errors

 Errors interfere with content

 Obvious grammatical or

stylistic errors

 Makes understanding