Data gathering and reporting by manual process can affect the business as humans mistakes happen with the data entry. It is also time consuming as it keeps back the completion of the profit and loss statements, as some departments inquire to update data after submitting in which the analyst has to send the original copy and wait for completion before entering it into the final document. By collecting data of fifty headquarters at the same time and entering it into a spread sheet won’t tell which business branch is experiencing problems and if they are making a lost or a profit. It will impact the business as this spreadsheet software doesn’t specify in detail the business braches performance and will lead to make a lost in some branches. The business should implement software that will permit them to have a closer look of the business performance of each branch. If a business branch is always making mistakes in their reports the person in charge of that... CASE STUDY
Snyder’s of Hanover: New Systems for an Old Family Company Harry V. Warehime began tempting the taste buds of southern Pennsylvanians with his Hanover Olde Tyme Pretzels in 1909. Since then, Snyder’s of Hanover, as the company came to be known, has expanded its business beyond any scope that its founder might have dared to imagine. Snyder’s of Hanover remains a family-owned and family-run company, but it has become the world’s second largest pretzel maker, with 12.1 percent of the pretzel market. Snyder’s pretzel and chip varieties include Old Tyme Pretzels, Jalapeno Pieces, Butter Snaps, and EatSmart All Natural Veggie Crisps, as well as other popular snacks. In 2002, Snyder’s posted revenues of $164 million, trailing only Rold Gold, the reigning champion of the pretzel industry. In addition to manufacturing its complete line of snack foods, Snyder’s distributes its own products, as well as those of other snack food companies such as Tasty Baking Company’s Tastykakes. With 40 distribution...
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