Write a report on supply chain management describing the process. The report should contain information about coffee from producer countries, export to US, receiving by containers at ports, trucking to warehouses, receipt of green coffee at warehouses and delivery of green coffee to the roasting plant. The advantages to the roasting company for outsourcing and pushing the responsibility onto its suppliers (importers) and warehouse/ logistics vendors to mange the process (including comments about vendor managed inventory) should be included.
Citing various articles in trade journals, Wall Street Journal, and other business publications desired.
Expected size of the report should be less than 10 pages.