Each answer must not exceed 1500 words.
1. What role do standards play in procurement and supply chain management? Provide at least two (2) examples referring to GTINs, GLNs and other applicable standards discussed throughout the semester.
3. Chris Miller of Shell Chemical (Case Study 6.1 from Chaffey, 2007) has been quoted as saying: ‘E-procurement is not about screwing suppliers. It’s about taking cost out for both suppliers and buyers and reducing institutionalised inefficiencies. Plus it supports smaller buyers and suppliers just as much as larger ones. It’s not a big boys’ club.’ Discuss this statement through reviewing the benefits and disadvantages