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Transcript of Logistics Management
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Dankers Furniture Ltd
We are the Operations Management team for the cabinet division of Dankers Furniture Ltd. Our research involves the logistics and distribution of this division.
Overview of the Organisation
Warehouses and contracted distributors located in:
Main warehouse is located in Dublin.
Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Approach Adopted by Management
The Perfect Order:
Delivery on Time
A Completed Shipment
Reverse Logistics System
Order & Collection System
Customer Service Line
Description of Main Issues Raised in the Case from the Point of View of Logistics Management
Description of the Approach Management Adopted to Address the Issues Raised in the Case
Recommendations - Long Term
Customer orders are compiled in the finished good warehouses.
Relevant distributors then collect the orders and transport them to their regional warehouses.
Orders are then stored until delivery.
- Part of logistics strategy outsourced to basic service providers for collection, warehousing and distribution.
- Cross docking and break bulk warehousing.
Material Handling and Packaging
- Orders are packaged and pallet-wrapped in the Dublin warehouse.
- Fast transportation mode so low inventory levels, try to match large incoming shipments with smaller outgoing deliveries.
Logistics Information Systems
- Paper based delivery note and invoicing system.
Defects in operating documentation leading to potential damages.
Administration failures leading to consumer dissatisfaction.
Contracted distributors unwillingness to provide for individual customer demands.
Recommendations - Short Term
Service Provider Performance Management System
Range of Targets:
Spot Checks on Material Handling & Storage
Outsourcing Vs. Owning:
Hub and Spoke Framework:
Material handling and packaging
Minimum stock level
Safety stock level
The perfect order method of measuring logistics performance:
Current Effectiveness ctnd.
Products are distributed at a low cost
Weighted Center of Gravity Method
Are Dankers' distribution centers placed as strategically as first thought?
This could limit their ability to become efficient.