Essays Tagged: "Inventory Control"

Computers and Marketing

spect of businesses, rely a great deal on theuse of computers. Computers play a significant role in inventory control, processing andhandling orders, communication between satelite companies in an org ... nd more manufacturing businesses are integrating CAD/CAM with otheraspects of production, including inventory tracking, scheduling, and marketing. This idea,known as computer-integrated manufacturing ...

(6 pages) 349 2 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Running a profitable Intranet is a continual challenge, and finding the right business model is not always easy. This article will talk about TASKManage for the Retail Industry.

er facing," such as online shopping and e-care solutions, while others -- including fulfillment and inventory control -- are behind the scenes. All, however, are designed to provide greater value to c ... the company questioned whether it ever needed to actually touch a vehicle. Why should it assume the inventory and manage the reconditioning process? Refurbishment could be outsourced and included as p ...

(28 pages) 679 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critical Thinking Styles and Forces of Influence Paper.

ractThis paper will discuss an organizational problem that occurred in my workplace. The problem is inventory disappearing, and constraints due to the application of the new inventory control measures ... her to look at ways to put into action new control measures and design reports to spot variances in inventory quantities. The findings were presented to management. Management made the decision to rep ...

(6 pages) 588 3 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Databases in my Wallet

zations will share this data and use that information for many purposes including direct marketing, inventory control, and purchasing patterns. Credit cards, supermarket loyalty cards, library cards, ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An overview of MRP

that ordering, fabrication, and assembly can be scheduled for timely completion of end items while inventory levels are kept reasonably low.Material requirements planning is as much a philosophy as i ... ing is as much a philosophy as it is a technique, and as much an approach to scheduling as it is to inventory control.Historically, ordering and scheduling of assembled products suffered from two diff ...

(2 pages) 222 4 3.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Aston Blair case analysis - identifies problems, alternatives, and make recommendations for action.

f Corporate Planning, with examining the company's forecasting processes in order to achieve better inventory control, financial planning, and improve production scheduling. Aston believed that "poor ...

(30 pages) 442 0 4.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

When it comes to inventory control how will putting its factory floor on-line benefit an organization?

ff from e-manufacturing.In today's business world, enterprises strive to be lean by maintaining low inventory to avoid unnecessary costs in inventory management and storage.When it comes to inventory ... Maintaining a constant awareness of real-time data of the supply chain will help the factory floor inventory managers to maintain the proper level of inventory thus minimizing inventory related costs ...

(5 pages) 126 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is ERP?

the APICS Dictionary, 10th editionEnterprise resource planning (ERP) systems started as a means for inventory control and grew to replace islands of information by integrating traditional management f ... are being tossed about, but what's really going on? In the 1960s, the key goal of an ERP system was inventory control. Manufacturers assumed consumers would continue their buying patterns and aimed to ...

(3 pages) 198 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Lemonade Stand Game report.

have complete control over almost every part of your business, including pricing, quality control, inventory control, and purchasing supplies. You also have to deal with the weather, which can be unp ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

JIT: Just-In-Time Manufacturing.

ed inventories, frequent shipments and short delivery lead times. Management must adopt a method of inventory control which features high inventory turns and low safety stocks. This is just the opposi ... igh inventory turns and low safety stocks. This is just the opposite of a conventional system where inventory is stockpiled.The introduction of Just-In-Time manufacturing has provided many benefits in ...

(2 pages) 163 1 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Four Functions of Management

tion and planning of short-term goals. Monthly sales quotas, work schedules, employee training, and inventory control are part of my monthly action plan. Monthly sales quotas must be met. To accomplis ... lves and the organization" (Know Each Employee section, 3). I also have to ensure there is adequate inventory to meet customer demand. My plans differ from the district and regional managers. Their pl ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Executive Summary - CIS 350 University of Phoenix

presented in an extensive report containing recommendations on how to increase efficiency in their inventory control process.Efficiency Implementation ProposalThe areas affected by the implementation ... The areas affected by the implementation proposal are shipping, receiving, and the documentation of inventory. The lack of a technologically advanced network to track inventory throughout the receivin ...

(2 pages) 710 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Working Capital Management

t float, positive uses for idle cash including holding versus investing, and credit policies.Proper inventory management can make or break a company. For many businesses, the inventory is a major inve ... or many businesses, the inventory is a major investment. There are several different ways to manage inventory, including the ABC approach, the economic order quantity model, and derived-demand. Since ...

(1 pages) 206 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Kuiper Leda Supply Chain

lies (direct demand). Additionally, Midland placed an annual order of 35,000 RFID tags to help with inventory control (indirect demand). With this increased demand for Kuiper's products, Kuiper needs ... n increase profitability by minimizing expenditures by reducing carrying costs and reducing wastes. Inventory carrying costs (or holding costs) include expenditures related to storage, handling, insur ...

(13 pages) 473 0 4.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

LOGISTICS MANAGERS         The term "logistics" may not be familiar to

ypical logistics system include customer service, demand forecasting, distribution, communications, inventory control, materials handling, order processing, parts and service support, plant and wareho ... begins with the supplier and ends with the customer. In between, there are materials to be managed, inventory to be controlled, customers to be served, and products to be transported. What's more, eac ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Lawrence Sports Working Capital Policy

current balance.Lawrence Sports needs to begin a monitoring system for accuracy in the finances and inventory control will show how Lawrence has met the criteria set before the organization, by the or ... h Gartner and Murray, Lawrence needs to evaluate the terms of the accounts payable to bring maximum inventory with minimal payments. The credit policy with Mayo Stores also needs reevaluation to maxim ...

(10 pages) 519 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Operations Management and Ethics

place. Activities that fall within the operations management discipline include managing purchases, inventory control, quality management and control, materials management, purchasing, storage, logist ...

(3 pages) 81 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Allied Office Products

ness forms and specialty paper products. In 1988, the company expanded into a mature business forms inventory management services; an area where Allied believe could offer value-added services that di ... rms Control" (TFC). The services provided under TFC included warehousing and distribution of forms, inventory control and forms usage reporting. A part of the distribution services, Allied offered "pi ...

(3 pages) 93 0 1.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Quality Improvement Implementation

process improvement team's presentation of the data collected clearly indicated improvement in the inventory system was needed. The team's recommendation of a process improvement strategy received a ... ed a unanimous acceptance from management for implementation.To implement the plan into the current inventory system, Target management will assure total commitment by providing educational tools empo ...

(6 pages) 237 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of sales force automation.

is called the sales force automation. It is a 'type of program that automates business task such as inventory control, sales processing and tracking of customer interactions, as well as analysing sale ...

(6 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing