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Newsletter 15

  1. 1. Tesco Expands Sustainable Supply Chain HubTesco says its sustainable supply chain initiative, Knowledge Hub, has added its1,500th member: Müller Wiseman Dairies, Britain’s biggest fresh milk firm.Additionally, Tesco’s Producer Network, a similar initiative for agriculturalproducers and suppliers, has expanded to 828 members and is now open to all 700Tesco dairy farmers. It will be extended to other farming sectors over the summer,the retailer says.Key to supply chain managementThese changing patterns of world trade have a significant influence on the supplychain, which is inextricably linked to indirect taxes. Most people, even in matureeconomies, believe indirect tax is a pass-through tax, but it is not. This is moreso in India, where there is a significant amount of leakage, and when managedimproperly can lead to loss.Through the looking glass: What successful businesses find inIndiaThe Indian market demands a strategy that addresses its diverse consumer groupsand counters business risk with a tailored operating model. In this report, severalUS-headquartered businesses and entrepreneurial Indian companies share theirexperiences about what it takes to successfully enter or expand in the Indian market.Peering through the looking glass at India, these companies are shifting theirperceptions, challenging conventional thinking, and decoding complex patterns inorder to succeed.Seven signs your supply chain needs a redesignA supply chain redesign is the type of project that often gets deferred, especiallywhen budgets are tight. Redesigns are complex and time-consuming, and manyorganizations lack the needed skills and experience. Moreover, a thorough analysismay be expensive, which can be hard to justify in the current economic climate.TEAM OPEP – IIM Raipur - Welcomes thenew batch to IIM RAIPUR and wishes them allthe very best in all their endeavorsopep@iimraipur.ac.in Volume: 1 Issue: 14 Date 25thJune, 2013 www.opepiimraipur.blogspot.in

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