Create a process diagram similar to figure 3.1 to describe ssbs


In this assignment you will help SSB, Inc. by critically analyze their procurement process and suggest the best solution, specifically you will

1. Define their procurement process in terms of the physical flow.

2. Execute five instances of the process on paper.  That is, you will create the various documents needed and ensure that the correct data is included in each document.

3. Generate reports based on the data in the documents.

The business process

The process used by SSB is similar to the one described in Chapter 3.  However, there are some differences.  These differences are explained below and you must incorporate them in your assignment.

1. After evaluating the current process, it is determined that the process will be more efficient if Tim Jones initiates the process (ie, creates the requisition) instead of David Bloomburg.  This is because Tim is more aware of the state of inventory than David as Tim is constantly in the Warehouse.  However, David must approve all requisitions.

2. SSB’s agreements with vendors has changed as follows:

a. All shipments will now include an additional 10% in shipping costs for orders under $2000

b. Payment terms are 1% 10/ Net 30







1. Create a process diagram similar to Figure 3.1 to describe SSBs modified procurement process.  Use Microsoft Visio to create this diagram.[ marks]


2. Create the documents needed to execute the process for the data provided in the Order Data Section at the end. Be careful to ensure that the data in the documents (dates, quantities, prices, etc.) are accurate.  Clearly state any assumptions made on a separate sheet at the beginning of the submission (It is not typical to have to make assumptions).            marks]

3. Take the necessary data from the documents and put it into a spreadsheet  and do the following:       [marks]

a. Create a pie chart showing the quantity of each material purchased.

b. Create a pie chart showing the value ($) of each material purchased.

c. Create a bar chart showing the number of times each material is ordered.

d. Create a bar chart showing the amount ($) purchased from each vendor.


4. Answer the following questions             [marks]


a. The average number of days it takes to complete the process.

b. The average value ($) of an order

c. Which is the most purchased material, in terms of quantity?  How many were purchased?

d. Which is the most purchased material, in terms of value ($)? How much did SSB spend on this material

e. Which is the most frequently purchased material?

f. Which is the vendor does SSB buy from the most, in terms of value ($)



Calculate Your Essay Price
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Order your essay today and save 10% with the coupon code: best10