describing the supply chain for a product of your choice.So my choice is BMW.Please write bmw`s first tier suppliers,second tier suppliers who are they? how does it work? who are their first and second tier customers?Write operations network of BMW?whats their supply chain.
BMW Supply Chain by Student’s Name Course Professor’s Name Institution City, State Date BMW Supply Chain Introduction The auto industry supply chain is differentiated by intricate franchise network of suppliers (tier 1 to tier 3). This network includes producers, dealers, distributors and logistic suppliers. The design of the car is made in an intricate manner where numerous parts are brought together to make the final product. According to Chopra and Meindl (2013), an ordinary car is comprised of nearly 20,000 parts and 10,000 main sections. On top of this, each vehicle manufacturer markets different models which must need regular up gradation. For this reason, Hines (2006) notes that the car supply chain must have a well-built and flexible production line, an efficient dealer and supply channel together with receptive sales and customer care section. With the rising completion in the automobile industry, the need for a competitive and robust supply chain has become a necessity. This paper analyzes the BMW supply chain with