Dell has been selling computers for over 25 years with its unique, direct build-to-order sales model. After reading the related articles from the Capella library (linked in the Resources under the Required Resources heading), answer the following questions:
- Why has Dell’s direct supply chain been so successful?
- Describe the main supply chain challenges that Dell is now facing and provide your recommendations for solving them.
- Was Dell’s decision to sell its products via retail outlets a viable solution? Do you agree with this distribution strategy? Why or why not?
Your assessment should be written in a Microsoft Word document 600–800 words in length. All written assessments should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
n 600–800 words, respond to a series of questions about the past success and current challenges of Dell’s supply chain, and offer your thoughts regarding Dell’s distribution strategy, based on assigned library articles.