Management  : Consider the quick response partnership

Subject: Business    / Management
Question
Consider the quick response partnership. Suppose the retailer places an order at the beginning of each month but transfers POS data to the supplier every week. What is the impact of themanufacturer?s weekly production capacity onthe benefit from information sharing? That is, underwhat situations is information sharing most beneficial: high weekly production capacity orlowcapacity? How should the supplier use theweekly demand data received from the retailer?