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StarTech.com Supply Chain Strategy By P. Fraser Johnson, Ken Mark (Case Notes/ Answer with Free Case File)

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Paul Seed, co-founder and chief executive officer of StarTech.com (StarTech), was meeting with Jeff Brodie, chief operating officer, to discuss the company’s supply chain strategy. With sales of $1... 90 million1 in 2016, StarTech was expected to grow at 20 per cent a year for the next three years. Paul wanted to ensure that the firm’s supply chain strategy simultaneously supported its aggressive growth targets and optimized its inventory investments. The hardware peripherals industry was characterized by frequent product launches by competing firms, all of which were looking to provide cables and devices for the latest products. These firms often had a small window in which to capitalize on a particular product’s popularity. To minimize their risk, distributors and retailers tended to limit their investment in inventory, focusing on the most popular items. In contrast, StarTech had built a business that focused on carrying (and sometimes manufacturing) hard-to-find items that were often long out of production. By occupying a niche as the one-stop shop for the broadest possible range of peripherals, StarTech positioned itself as the go-to distributor for hard-to-find items. [Show More]

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