Explain how the global supply chain functions of 

a) logistics and 

(b) purchasing can be used to strategically leverage the global supply chains for a manufacturing company producing mobile phones. 

 

. What type of interorganizational relationship should a global company consider in the

 (a) inbound portion of its supply chains if the goal is to buy commodity-oriented component parts for its own production and 

(b) outbound portion of its supply chains if the goal is to establish a strong partnership in reaching end-customers?