Essays Tagged: "Manufacturing"

Buyer power in supply chain

2002. The determinants of retailers' margin related bargaining power: evidence from the Irish food manufacturing industry.Vol.12.No.2.Dobson, P.1999. Buyer power and its impact on competition in the ...

(13 pages) 572 2 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Article Critique relating to suplly chain management

etition is still cost-minimization and affordability. With the invention of Internet, companies and manufacturing firms have been given the opportunity to effectively improve their supply chain manage ...

(2 pages) 161 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study: Caterpillar Inc.: George Schaefer Takes Charge History of Caterpillar, SWOT Analysis, Competitive Environment, Proposed Options, and Recommendations for Growth

tain a strong corporate culture via 'internal staffing'", and "we maintain sufficient international manufacturing presence to avoid being shut out ." Poor economic conditions and overly aggressive exp ... Schafer focused on Caterpillar's core businesses, introduced new product lines, and launched a new manufacturing strategy. In addition to the new operational direction, Schafer also began to revamp t ...

(9 pages) 1021 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business to business Marketing

on are involved in the purchasing decision. The decision making unit (DMU or buyer centre) at a car manufacturing company will most likely be comprised of policy makers and deciders, usually senior ma ... nds. The risk is high in this market, because if a bad decision is made, even on a minor component, manufacturing can be brought to a halt or even entire production runs may have to be scrubbed a sub- ...

(11 pages) 453 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What accounts for the growth in part-time employment in recent years? Who benefits the most- employers or employees?

inant type of employment was the standard type. This being a full-time, permanent, and often in the manufacturing sector of industry.However in the last 30 years or so, enormous changes have happened ... f these alterations, is the huge increase of females into the workforce. Within this time Britain's manufacturing industry has decreased rapidly. And the service industry has taken its place as the la ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Channels Of Distribution

(3 pages) 291 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Australia's movement towards free trade

roduction offshore. In the decade to 2001, employment of TCF dropped by 40%- 58000 workers. Because manufacturing sector tends to be regionally concentrated such as in SA and Vic and require only mini ... urs, individuals can undergo retrain programs to growing industries. This is seen by the decline in manufacturing that was compensated by increase employment growth of the tourism and education sector ...

(6 pages) 136 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Case Study - MGT 350

be successful in this highly competitive sector, the company has to consistently find ways to lower manufacturing costs and maintain its profit margins. Toyota TPS, or Total Production System, is the ... em will ensure that the EAKAS Corporation remains competitive for years to come. However, there are manufacturing problems that must be solved before it can be used. Currently, the EAKAS manufacturing ...

(15 pages) 263 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business planning Restructuring

tories with 100 people. Even though the factory was state of the art for the time with an automated manufacturing process, the first priority was quality and efficiency. This simple strategy lead ABC ... get's death, ABC Widgets has continued to make quality and efficiency job one. When it comes to the manufacturing of widgets, our company has always embraced the newest technologies and improvements a ...

(7 pages) 125 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Barilla SpA Case Study

d costs and inefficiencies in their operation. The fluctuations in demand have caused Barilla SpA's manufacturing costs, inventory costs, and distribution costs to go up. Issues that influenced the de ... ecasting. The results would be lower transportation costs due to better shipment planning, increase manufacturing efficiency, reduce inventory costs, and less stock outs for its distributors. This wil ...

(4 pages) 461 0 1.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Automotive Materials

in the system. To improve the system we have to do some changes in that.1: waiting:Considering the manufacturing of product A, B I found out there is a delay in the Jig bore for product A and it has ... or next product which is 5 hours. We have queue time for most of the processes which cause delay in manufacturing the product. To avoid this we can add some more machines to bring down the queue time ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Business development needs: Riordan.

briefly discuss about flow charts, procedures, and policy statements to give management at Riordan Manufacturing some understanding of what each consists. Understanding the needs of Riordan and what ... needs to be readjusted will also provide us the opportunity of discussing each format with Riordan Manufacturing in mind. Once we have a clear picture of what flow charts, procedures, and policy stat ...

(4 pages) 516 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Accounting Revision Notes for test

s that begins with acquiring resources and ends with providing products that customers value. (p.49)Manufacturing costs are split up into three main cost headings. Direct Material, Direct Labour and M ... rect Labour and Manufacturing Overhead. Direct Material is the raw material that is consumed in the manufacturing process. Indirect Materials are often classified as insignificant and are then classif ...

(2 pages) 134 1 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Automotive Engineering

arket. Specializing in areas like aerodynamics, alternative fuels, chassis, electronics, emissions, manufacturing, materials, rapid prototyping, vehicle and pedestrian safety or supply chain managemen ... ually work nine to five, unless deadlines or special projects need more hours. Engineers working in manufacturing may need to work occasional shifts, although not as a common feature of the job. Part- ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Will Burt

the company's state.Sales $20M Profitability 1-5% Employee Turnover 30-40% Manufacturing Efficiency 65% Hours of product rework per month 2,000 Product Rejecti ...

(2 pages) 413 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study: Michelin's supply chain strategy

Study:Michelin's supply chain strategy Submitted From: Duncan hoContentIntroduction p.3Q1. The manufacturing strategies adopted by Michelin in order to gain competitive advantage in global market ... etween 1960 and 1975.Michelin can be gain the competitive edge in the global market through various manufacturing strategies, refer to (2000, Geoff Buxey) indicates that it's generally classify into a ...

(13 pages) 89 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Requirement Definition Service Request SR-rm-001

ey, COO has requested assistance to provide specific recommendations for improving the inventory or manufacturing processes through service request SR-rm-001. The objective for this service request is ... mentation time for the ERP solution from start to finish is projected to be 12 months for all three manufacturing locations (see Appendix 1). After comparing all the team' evaluations and Riordan's bu ...

(12 pages) 339 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Angelo Kotsis The Dolphin Torch

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts


(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Brick Making

t in the kilns, and extensive mechanization, have all played an important part in modernizing brick manufacturing.Basically, brick are made by mixing water with finely ground clay or shale or a combin ... pe, pre-dried, and burned in a kiln for a predetermined time.�While the basic steps of brick manufacturing are standard throughout the industry, each brick-making plant has minor variations to ...

(14 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology