Supply Chain Evolution at HP: Outsourcing PC Assembly (C)

Published 15 Mar 2002
Reference 4947
Topic Operations
Region Europe
Summary

Case (C) deals with HP strategy of outsourcing production to SCI, a contract manufacturer.

Teaching objectives

The objective of this case series is to analyse the different strategies available to manage a supply chain in a very competitive and dynamic environment.

Keywords
  • Supply chain management
  • Invention management
  • Contract management
  • Computing business
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Desktop
  • PC business
  • Resellers
  • Distributors
  • Value added resellers