Essay on Analyzing Zara, S Supply Chain
As completely as possible, sketch the supply chain for Zara from raw materials to consumer purchase.
ZARA’S SUPPLY CHAIN
Zara makes about 40% of their raw material (fabric). The remaining 60% is outsourced from within Spain, mostly from the La Curuna. Designing of clothes at Zara is done by creative teams of over 300 professionals at the headquarters in La Curuna, Spain. They act on the information fed to them from the stores managers.
The first stage in Zara’s production system is cutting of fabric. The design is then sent for sewing by one of several hundred local cooperatives. After sewing, the clothes are returned to Zara’s facilities for ironing by an assembly line of workers. After this, the …show more content…
Suggestions for mitigating conflicts
Though conflicts in Zara’s distribution system cannot be completely avoided, the following measures suggested by Homa (2010) can help mitigate channel conflicts. • Channel players must refrain from short-termism view of increasing profits at the expense of long-term channel relationships. • Channel players must show mutual respect for one another with the understanding that each player needs to earn fair returns to stay motivated. • Channel members must display openness and fairness in their competition.
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