- Why are different sourcing regions helpful to Marks & Spencer?
- How are different products transported?
- What kinds of issues affect the supply chain?
- What are the best ways for Marks & Spencer to deliver different clothes from different parts of the world into the UK?
Garments from across the Globe
Sponsor: Marks & Spencer
Key Stage(s): KS2, KS3
Subject(s): Communication, Geography, Maths, Numeracy, Problem Solving
Objectives: To apply number and problem solving skills to realistic business data
To develop understanding of a global supply chain
To raise awareness of factors that influence how goods are supplied into the UK from across the world
To experience team working
Duration: 30-45 minutes
In brief: A broken information exercise that introduces the Marks & Spencer Supply Chain and where products are sourced from. Discussion will include the pros and cons of different methods to transport goods into the UK from across the world.