Al-Kadi Commerce & Industry* Truck & Trailer Parts Division

An example of auto parts management from Saudi Arabia
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Case Study


The case presents operational and supply chain management issues of Al-Kadi, a large truck and trailer parts company in Saudi Arabia. The company has observed an increase in stock levels and working capital that surpasses growth in sales, threatening the feasibility and healthiness of the business. The efficiency vs. effectiveness dilemma of inventory management strategy is the main focus of this case.