What conclusion can you draw when comparing the total landed or delivered cost to the original purchase cost?
What does this suggest about the importance of supply chain management?
Assume that Joyce Johnson has asked you recommend ways to cut the total landed cost of mango concentrate. Given your above analysis, identify three costs you would recommend for further study to cut or reduce. How might you accomplish that? Be specific and realistic in your ideas and provide the first steps you would take to make that happen! (Hint: Starting a new mango grove in San Diego is not a viable option. It would cost much more than $0.39 per pound to produce the raw product there, plus loose the unique flavor!).
a) Recommendation #1:Strategy: