Walmarts Sustainability Strategy (C): Inventory Management in the Seafood Supply Chain Case Solution

In 2007, Wal-Mart has been supplying about $ 750 million in seafood annually. Although fisheries production in the world has been reduced production levels of 3 percent in 1900, the turnover of the fruit of the sea of ​​the company grew by 25 percent per year. In this context, Peter Redmond, vice president of seafood and meats, believes that continuity of supply was the biggest long-term problem facing the seafood system to meet this challenge in the context of sustainable development strategy, recently announced the company, Walmart has set the goal of making the transition to the sale of 100 percent MSC certified wild seafood in late 2011. To achieve its sales target wild fish certified, Walmart would have to work through their suppliers to increase the number of fishing and fish processing plants in the MSC certification program. This case describes the MSC certification and salmon supply chain from the perspective of a tier-one supplier of seafood to Walmart. Provide enough detail so that students should be able to make recommendations on how Wal-Mart seafood should streamline its supply chain to reduce costs and promote sustainability.
by
Erica Plambeck,
Lyn Denend
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
5 pages.
Release Date: December 6, 2010. Prod #: OIT71C-PDF-ENG
Sustainable Development Strategy of Walmart (C): inventory management solution in the case of the supply chain of seafood

Walmarts Sustainability Strategy (C): Inventory Management in the Seafood Supply Chain Case Solution
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