Remaining competitive means that supply management must contribute to profitability by focusing on g

Remaining competitive means that supply management must contribute to profitability by focusing on growth and innovation as well as cost saving. World class supply management requires that leaders align with business unit stakeholders, understand their requirements for success, develop a deep insight into the global supply market’s ability to meet these requirements and negotiate contracts, manage supplier relationships that create a competitive advantage. Making sourcing decisions is a dynamic and difficult task, given the complexity and challenges that exist under current market condition. Select and visit an organisation you are familiar with. As a Supply Chain Management consultant tasked with guiding the organisation, you are required to develop a report that will provide a competitive advantage through strategic sourcing. Your report should cover the following aspects of strategic sourcing:

4. Assess the organisation’s worldwide sourcing practices. Explain how Nike as the organisation can benefit from worldwide sourcing. (10)