Supply Chain Management
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Apple Inc. was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in
1976.Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational
corporation with a focus undesigning and manufacturing
consumer electronics and closely related undesigning of
September 2007, the company operates 194 retail stores in the
United States, and more in the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada,
and Italy For a variety of reasons, ranging from its philosophy
of comprehensive aesthetic design to their advertising
campaigns, Apple has engendered a distinct reputation in the
consumer electronics industry and has cultivated a customer
base that is unusually devoted to the company and its brand
Supply management process of apple
Designed all products in USA.
Easily supply Apple products to all corners of
Fastest mode of transportation from the
factories in China is by air.
Boats can sink or be hijacked.
Planes can be more secure.
FedEx can ship from China to Tennessee
Apple transportation objectives
Factories & Warehouses:
Foxconn is the main manufacturing factory.
Distribution around the world, including Australia,
China, the Czech Republic, Japan, Singapore, UK and
Most other factories are through supply partners such as
sharp in Japan, TSMC in Taiwan, Novattek in the US,
and Flextronics in Brazil.
Also have number of warehouses around the world.
Apple’s days to inventory was 5 days. This means that it
would take 5 days to sell their entire inventory.
Apple stock for the quarter finishing March 31, 2022 was
$5.460B, a 4.62% increment year-over-year.
Apple stock for 2021 was $6.58B, a 62.03% increment
Apple stock for 2020 was $4.061B, a 1.1% downfall from
Apple stock for 2019 was $4.106B, a 3.79% increment
There items range from iPhone, iPod,
iWatch, iPad, operating system, frill and
Apple figures the requests to decide the
item quality it will fabricate.
The production network model, stock
control and programming frameworks
make them one of the forerunners in
production network market.
The organization is the third biggest cell
phone producer on the planet after
Samsung and Nokia.
The organization has an expected worth of
$626 billion recorded in the New York
This implies that market capitalization of
the organization is bigger than that of its
rivals, Google and Microsoft set up.
Purchasing raw material and components
Apple’s global supply chain
1. US : All semiconductor components with the exception of baseband chips
(supplied by Infineon in Germany) and memory (supplied by Samsung in Korea)
2. Korea: Flash memory storage and a portion of LCD panels
3. Taiwan: Touch screens, casings and passive components
4. Japan: Critical materials and core technologies
5. China: Low added value acoustic components and battery modules
Sourcing in China
Why Apple is manufacturing products in China?
China can meet Apple’s demand for its products
The cost of producing Apple products in China is
Apple can target Asian/Gulf markets easily while
operating from China
The Massive Human Resource that China has
China is also the biggest Apple Products market
46% of Apple’s suppliers are Chinese
Almost every Apple product’s part is
manufactured by Chinese companies
Issues in apple supply chain management
1. Delay in production, distribution
2. Lack of coordination
3. Low wages
4. Unreasonable additional time hours
5. Social contrasts among China and the U.S
6. The enormous size of the organization and number of
assembling representatives inside the supply chain makes it
more trying for Apple to screen common liberties infringement
Apple supply chain challenges
The worldwide economy could influence the
Some re-dealers may likewise disperse items
from contending producers.
Inventories can surpass expected request.
A few parts are presently gotten from single or
Capacity to acquire parts in adequate
amounts is significant.
Store network disturbance,
The organization likewise depends on its
accomplices to stick to the provider
overarching set of principles.
The results from the analysis of Apple’s processes,
challenging issues an complexities indicated that the success
of its supply chain operations depends on how well they
manage the supplier relationship. This includes early
supplier involvement in new product development, close
communication and supplier performance evaluation. Apple
Inc is also known as “King of Outsourcing”.
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