Galvin, Thomas M.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
The purpose of this research is to examine current companies and the inventory systems they are using. Furthermore, factors that companies have considered when implementing their inventory systems will be also be considered. The three companies examined include Con Agra, Sara Lee, and Nissan. The research was collected using both primary and secondary forms of research. As for the secondary, information on the background of the above-mentioned companies was gathered as well as information about their current inventory systems and financial performance. Next, a representative from each company was interviewed. The results indicated that while companies are implementing up-to-date technologies, the majority of the companies were not utilizing information available that may help make these systems more efficient. While implementing new technology has benefited various corporations, current research in supply chain management could prove invaluable to corporations that have chosen to implement technologies while disregarding methodology.
Soliman, Hadam, "Contemporary inventory management systems : are they capitalizing on current research and methods?" (2003). Honors Capstones. 336.
Northern Illinois University
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