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a) O sistema de entregas no mesmo dia é apenas exequível em alguns negócios. Antes de se tomar qualquer decisão, a empresa deve analisar cuidadosamente como este modelo de entrega se encaixa através dos seus produtos, clientes, infraestruturas e meios financeiros. O objetivo não passa apenas por responder "Podemos fazêlo?" mas sim "Devemos fazê-lo?". Como tal, para ter sucesso, é necessário que os negócios apresentem determinadas características:
- O volume das vendas deve ser elevado como forma de a operação ser rentável;
- Os produtos devem ter um tempo de entrega o mais curto possível e ser de fácil manuseamento para aumentar a rapidez; - Os negócios com produtos de carácter urgente, exemplo das farmácias, ou primário têm uma maior probabilidade de sucederem neste tipo de entrega;
- As infraestruturas devem ser apropriadas ao serviço como forma de não dificultar o processo;
- A base de dados deve ser funcional e flexível, permitindo dar uma resposta rápida aos pedidos de informação através de uma melhor gestão. Aliado a um bom repositório da informação, a empresa deve possuir um planeamento otimizado. - Para que tudo seja viável, a empresa deve possuir meios financeiros suficientes para o elevado investimento inicial.
b) De todas as características anteriormente enunciadas, o eBay parece ser o negócio menos suscetível de ter sucesso, até porque os seus produtos (roupas, artigos de decoração, entre outros) não têm um caracter urgente e imprescindível, facto esse que corrobora com a descontinuidade atual deste serviço. O facto de não possuir inventário evita deslocações pelos armazéns e, por este motivo, não pode competir diretamente com a Amazon e o
Walmart.
Em relação às restantes empresas, primeiramente há que destacar o custo de transporte como um fator importante para os consumidores. Em muitos casos, é preferível prejudicar o tempo de…...

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