What Is Supply Chain Integration? - Definition & Overview


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What is a supply chain?

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1. What is supply chain integration?

2. What is vertical integration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of supply chain integration. In addition to a definition of supply chain integration, some of the other information you'll be assessed on includes identifying the advantages as well as the disadvantages of an integrated supply chain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Supply chain and supply chain integration defined
  • The description of vertical integration
  • Integrated supply chain advantages
  • Disadvantages of an integrated supply chain

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on supply chain integration
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding vertical integration and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages and disadvantages of an integrated supply chain

Additional Learning

To learn more about the manufacturing process, review the accompanying lesson called What is Supply Chain Integration? - Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the term 'supply chain'
  • Differentiate a supply chain from supply chain integration
  • Know how companies integrate supply chains
  • Describe how the term 'vertical integration' fits into supply chain integration
  • Relate the advantages and disadvantages of supply chain integration