Analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership Assignment Overview The TCO is a method for determining costs that extends beyond direct purchases to include the costs involved in supplier relationships.

Analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership Assignment Overview The TCO is a method for determining costs that extends beyond direct purchases to include the costs involved in supplier relationships. In thi

Analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership

Assignment Overview

The TCO is a method for determining costs that extends beyond direct purchases to include the costs involved in supplier relationships. In this assignment, you will determine the TCO for an organization’s supply chain.

Assignment Directions

To complete this assignment:

  • Review Case 5, “W-G-P Chemical Company,” on pages 450–453 of your Supply Chain Logistics Management text.
  • Write a 3–4-page paper with supporting appendices that addresses questions 1, 3, and 4 on page 453. In your paper, be certain to:
    • Analyze the TCO for the organization.
    • Evaluate alternative courses of action based on TCO.
    • Recommend, based on an evaluation of the available case data, additional metrics that would enable the organization to better and more strategically operate its business.

Other Requirements

Your paper should meet the following requirements:

  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: Your paper should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
  • Length: 3–4 typed and double-spaced pages, not including the supporting appendices.