Week 4 Mgmt 310

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Sean Ellis
2/19/2013

Comfort Systems USA
What Forecating Techniques does Comfort Systems USA use
A) Look at Maintenance Agreements for the next full fiscal year. CSUSA looks at how many agreements they have within each branch. They look at how many employees each branch will need to maintain each agreement. They also forecast how much material will need to be purchased such as contactors, capacitors and filters. B) Seasonal Ramp up- CSUSA also forecasts for the seasonal period that supplies 75% of the revenue. This will be based upon YTD plans from previous seasons. C) Gain/Loss- CSUSA plans for a 5 %net gain in new agreements every year and a 1% loss of business. How Does Your selected Organization prepare budgets

A) Look at Maintenance Agreements for the next full fiscal year.-As stated above CSUSA looks at there maintenance agreements to start there budgeting needs. With this CSUSA can see what months they will be having heavy spending periods and wich are easier on the books. B) Employees & Materials- this is all done off of what agreements are previously sold for this year. They will budget for employees and materials off of what is already in for work to be performed. C) Gain/Loss- CSUSA plans for a 5 %net gain in new agreements every year and a 1% loss of business.
What MRP Concepts do you see with regard to your organization A) Defined as a method for the effective planning of all resources of a manufacturing company. Ideally, it addresses operational planning in units, financial planning, and has a simulation capability to answer "what-if" questions and extension of closed-loop MRP. B) CSUSA does MRP by the units(filters/materials) it takes to perform all it jobs.
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