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1

Each major player in the supply chain typically manages its own supply chain within the broader supply chain

True

2

Dell, Inc. carries no finished-goods inventory

True

3

From the time a customer orders a PC from Dell, Inc. until it is ready to ship is typically about one hour

True

4

Supply chains that focus on responsiveness are best suited for goods and services with highly predictable demand

False

5

A pull system produces goods in advance of customer demand using a forecast of sales

False

6

With a push system, there is immediate availability of goods to customers

True

7

Order fulfillment lead time is an example of a metric used to measure delivery reliability

False

8

Order amplification results in larger fluctuation of orders as compared to fluctuations in sales.

True

9

Location is one of the most important requirements for a service facility

True

10

Two major criteria more locating service facilities are accessibility and response time, depending on whether the customer goes to the facility or the service provider goes to the customer

True