Read the case study of Rocky Plain Brewing Ltd and Gilpin Printing in Chapter 15 of Purchasing and Supply Management, pages 473-475.
Answer the following questions in your discussion of 700 words:
- Explain what the Rocky Plains could have done to avoid a failed supplier relationship with Gilpin.
- Explain the type of supplier performance and financial health measurements of Gilpin could have been used to identify issues before troubles occured between the organizations.
- Address the factors that should be used to make the decision to switch suppliers.
- Identify a potential plan to resolve the issues with Gilpin Printing.
Format your paper according to APA standards for a 400-level course.
Write a three to four (3–4) page paper in which you discuss the single best practice from SCM, procurement, and procurement systems (one from each) and explain how the three can work together.
The format of the paper is to be as follows:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
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