International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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NMIMS Global Access- International Logistics & Supply Chain Management

School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE)

Course: International Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Internal Assignment Applicable for June 2023 Examination

Assignment Marks: 30


  • All Questions carry equal marks.
  • All Questions are compulsory
  • All answers to be explained in not more than 1000 words for question 1 and 2 and for question 3 in not more than 500 words for each subsection. Use relevant examples, illustrations as far as possible.
  • All answers to be written individually. Discussion and group work is not advisable.
  • Students are free to refer to any books/reference material/website/internet for attempting their assignments, but are not allowed to copy the matter as it is from the source of reference.
  • Students should write the assignment in their own words. Copying of assignments from other students is not allowed
  • Students should follow the following parameter for answering the assignment questions

For Theoretical Answer

Assessment Parameter Weightage
Introduction 20%
Concepts and Application 60%
related to the question
Conclusion 20%

For Numerical Answer

Assessment Parameter Weightage
Understanding and usage 20%
of the formula
Procedure / Steps 60%
Correct Answer & 20%

Q1. An international nutraceutical company is eyeing the Indian market for its next expansion plan. While it has anticipated good demand for its range of products in categories like dietary supplements, probiotics, and prebiotics in India, it has yet not decided about importing these products from its existing manufacturing units outside


NMIMS Global Access

School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE)

Course: International Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Internal Assignment Applicable for June 2023 Examination

India or setting up an Indian manufacturing unit. Help the company in its supply chain planning & suggest a supply chain strategy for its Indian foray. (10 marks)

Q2. An Indian utensil manufacturer is embarking on an international expansion program by exporting to two countries, Bangladesh & Indonesia. Explain the various factors to be considered in planning the logistics for the exports expansion, and suggest the appropriate choice of logistics strategy (in-house / 3PL / 4PL etc.) for the same.

(10 marks)

Q3. An Indian manufacturer of home lighting products has been facing stiff competition in the market due to its higher cost of production which leads to its products being as priced higher than its competitors. The company is therefore exploring sourcing its products from China where several low-cost suppliers are based.

  1. What factors must the company consider for procurement from China? How

can it best facilitate its procurement on an on-going basis? (5 marks)

  1. Explain the role of government agencies in such procurement. What related

procedural aspects will the company have to handle additionally for such

procurement? (5 marks)




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