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THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF DELL COMPUTER INTRODUCTION Appealing to exactly what the customer wants would ultimately be an ideal organisational objective for a business entity if it is aiming for profits And being able to do it without an additional cost to the customer would be too good to be true This however is actually the edge for Dell Computer when it took the computer industry by storm with its direct model distribution and build-to-order manufacturing And amazingly Dells prices are very competitive in fact cheaper than most of its competitiors off-the shelf models Not surprisingly in 2001 Dell emerged as the number 1 computer systems company in the world and earned the number 7 spot on the Fortune magazine list of the worlds most admired companies ZDNet India2002 So what can the secret be for this infant computer company to be able to offer such ideals to customers To a large extent Dells supply chain configuration and operations has a major role to contribute to this capability Dells supply chain is chosen to discuss the issue in this assignment because of its compelling role in contributing to Dells outstanding performance in a highly competitive industry This essay will examine the unconventional structure and design of Dells supply chain as influenced by the nature of products and services offered by Dell In addition the measurability of the performances of these supply chain design will also be addressed DELLS PRODUCTS AND THE BUSINESS ORIENTATION Having positioned itself as one of the leading world-class computer corporation over a relatively short period Dells main product categories are typically servers storage and networking notebooks and desktops printers handheld products software and peripherals and related services This product range serves virtually any computing need of the industry and home customers globally Dell builds customised systems as ordered by customers and delivers them in a few days - to their doors
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