1. What is the value to the company and the supplier in developing and
implementing a Supplier Relationship Management (SMS) System? How can such a
system provide greater efficiency? Describe the value to the organization.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
2. Describe the role of “green” sourcing strategies in logistics design, and
how an organization may be affected by this approach. Respond to at least
two of your classmates’ postings.
3. Go to the International Chamber of Commerce
(http://www.iccwbo.org/incoterms) Web site. In 200 to 300 words, describe an
Incoterm that may not be covered in the text. A good source for such
material is in the F.A.Q. section of the Web site. Be sure to respond to at
least two of your classmates’ posts.
4. The text describes problems exporters have with letters of credit. Since
letters of credit transactions are document-based, the slightest
discrepancies between documents can snag a transaction. In 200 to 300
words, describe how an organization can mitigate one risk in writing a
letter of credit. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’