"The New Process Design And Supply Chain Process For The Electric Fans At Riordan" Essays and Research Papers

  • The New Process Design And Supply Chain Process For The Electric Fans At Riordan

    Running head: Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing University of Phoenix Operations Management – OPS/571 Abstract This paper focuses on a process design, production forecast, and implementation of said design for Riordan Manufacturing. . Table of Contents Abstract 2 Title of Paper 4 Introduction 4 MRP 4-5 Process Design 5-6 Supply Chain 6 Production Forecast 7 Implementation Plan...

    Forecasting, Management, Manufacturing 1791  Words | 7  Pages

  • Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    Running head: PROCESS DESIGN FOR RIORDAN MANUFACTURING Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing International Operations Management OPS GM571 Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Riordan manufacturing in San Jose, California, is the leading manufacturer in plastic injection molding. The company also has facilities in Albany, Georgia, Michigan, Pontiac and Hangzhou, China. This paper is to present a production process design proposal for the electric fans until it arrives at to...

    Distribution, retailing, and wholesaling, Industry, Inventory 1510  Words | 5  Pages

  • Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Name OPS/571 February 4, 2013 Teacher Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing is a worldwide company that specializes in the manufacturing of plastics. The company has projected yearly earnings of $46 million and employs over 550 personnel. Riordan’s development and research is conducted at its headquarters in San Jose. The company owns three major producing plants: Albany, GA produces plastic beverage containers; Pontiac, MI produces custom...

    Industry, Management, Manufacturing 1850  Words | 6  Pages

  • Process Design for Riordan

    Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571 February 18, 2013 Robin Hundley-Solomon Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing, and its parent company Riordan Industries, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 company (University of Phoenix, 2013). Riordan’s future is focused on remaining profitable while ensuring that financial and human capital is available for continue growth (University of Phoenix, 2013). Remaining financially viable and competitive in the global environment...

    Enterprise resource planning, Inventory, Lean manufacturing 1680  Words | 6  Pages

  • Riordan Process Design

    Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing is an industry leader in plastic injection molding. State-of-the art design capabilities, and creative innovative plastic designs; have earned the Riordan international acclaim (University of Phoenix, 2006). Riordan Manufacturing is planning to implement a new process for its electronic fan manufacturing. This process was created employing capacity planning to ensure the optimization of resources. Riordan will be able to eliminate bottlenecks...

    Enterprise resource planning, Kanban, Management 1671  Words | 7  Pages

  • Process Design

    Riordan is a leading future 1000 manufacturing company that is an industrial leader in the field of plastic injection molding (Riordan, 2004). Riordan Manufacturing China plant acts as a decentralized unit of Riordan Manufacturing (Riordan, 2004). I have created a proposal package that will address the new process design that focuses on all phases of manufacturing the electric fans from determining the number of parts and components to the materials needed in production. It will include a new...

    Finished good, Industry, Inventory 1125  Words | 4  Pages

  • Supply Chain Design Paper

     Supply Chain Design Paper QNT/571 February 25, 2015 For this week’s assignment, Learning Team A was assigned the task of reviewing Riordan Manufacturing, Inc., a virtual organization wholly owned by Riordan Industries. This company produces plastics for customers all over the world. Our team will cover the manufacturing strategy, performance methods, supplier relationship, and lean production. Lastly, our team has developed a future sales forecasting plan for Riordan as well as an aggregate...

    Fan, Forecasting, Inventory 1815  Words | 8  Pages

  • Proposal Package for Riordan Electric Fans

    Package for Riordan Manufacturing Fred Harris, OPS/571 August 30, 2011 Dr. Larry Rhodes Date: August 30, 2011 Sender’s Address- 1200 Phoenix Ave. Columbia, SC 29223 Recipient’s Address- 3532 San Juan Rd. San Jose, CA 90210 Dear Chief Executive Officer, We are pleased to announce our proposal for implementation for improving the Riordan Manufacturing process design of the electric fans! With our expertise in materials requirements planning, supply-chain, and forecasting...

    Inventory, Manufacturing resource planning, Material requirements planning 1919  Words | 6  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain

     Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design OPS / 571 Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design Riordan Manufacturing is a leading global manufacturer of plastic containers, parts, and fan parts. It is solely owned by Riordan Industries, Inc. In 1992, Riordan purchased a fan manufacturing plant in Michigan. The company moved it to China in 2000 where it still resides today. Manufacturing strategy Riordan’s manufacturing uses a level manufacturing strategy. It helps maintain a stable workforce...

    Balancing machine, Computer fan, Cooling technology 1415  Words | 8  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design

    Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design Shante Moore University of Phoenix/OPS 571   Introduction Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer and industry leader in the field of plastic injection molding with locations in Georgia, Michigan, California, and their most current expansion in 2000 to Hangzhou, China. The plant located in China manufactures fans using a make-to-stock operation that uses a forecasting method to determine future demand. A review of their strategic capacity...

    Fan, Forecasting, Future 1165  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riordan Fan Manufacturing Supply Chain Team A

     Riordan Fan Manufacturing Supply Chain: Team A John Longley, Nakia Judd, Arin Angell, Stanley Nelson OPS/571 University of Phoenix April 8, 2015 Dr. Peter Wilms Riordan Fan Manufacturing Supply Chain: Team A Riordan Manufacturing is the industry leader in the field of plastic injection molding. They are a massive organization that currently operates out of three plants. One plant is in Albany, GA, this is where the plastic bottles are produced. Then they do their custom plastic...

    Gantt chart, Henry Gantt, Kanban 798  Words | 5  Pages

  • Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing 4

    Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571 January 24, 2011 Stephanie Coleman Process Design Riordan Manufacturing produces electric fans out of its plant in China. This proposal package will discuss the process design, which will concentrate on all of the cycles of manufacturing the electrical fans. This proposal will also cover how to use supply chain concepts to eliminate bottlenecks to effectively meet demands of customers. Also this proposal will discuss production forecasting...

    Inventory, Kanban, Lean manufacturing 1888  Words | 7  Pages

  • Supply Chain and Design

    Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing is a fortune 1000 company that manufactures plastic fan parts, and other products in relations to plastics. The company had an expansion in 2000, when operations were opened in China. At that time, the entire fan manufacturing operation was in China. The following paper will discuss Riordan’s supply chain design applicable to manufacturing its electric fans Riordan’s Manufacturing Strategy Riordan manufacturing strategy is a combination of both chase...

    Average, Customer, Customer service 1330  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design Team B 1

     Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design Norita Howard, Al-Malik Jensen, Candice Johnson, Alenna Jones, Winston Meikle, and Manoela Viera OPS 571 / Operations Management Professor Barbara Harpin-Fuller December 2, 2013 Riordan Manufacturing Supply Chain Design A supply chain is the process of moving information and material to and from the manufacturing and service processes of a firm (Jacobs & Chase, 2011). Two components encompass the focus of the supply chain: the production...

    Inventory, Kanban, Management 1633  Words | 10  Pages

  • Process Design Proposal

    Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing University of Phoenix OPS 571 August 01, 2010 Introduction The proposal package for Riordan will handle every step for electric fans from the beginning through to the production. The proposal package will give an outline of designing a new process to remove the bottleneck to optimize the process to meet the demands of the customer with the use of the supply chain concepts. A production forecast and a plan for lean production with use of Gantt...

    Industry, Inventory, Lean manufacturing 1563  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ops 571 Supply Chain Process

    Supply Chain Process for the Electric Fans Riordan’s China plant operates as a decentralized unit of Riordan. It prepares its own forecast of electric fan sales throughout the world. It schedules production of these fans to meet the forecasted sales. The electric motors used in the fans are completely assembled units purchased from a local Chinese company. While this company attempts to maintain adequate quantities of electric motors in stock to meet all its order requirements, its on-time...

    Balancing machine, Electric motor, Electrical engineering 867  Words | 3  Pages

  • Riordan Week 4 Chain Supply OPS 571

     Riordan Manufacturing: Supply Chain Design Paper Riordan Manufacturing, a leading global manufacturer of plastic containers, parts, and fan parts, is wholly owned by Riordan Industries, Inc. Riordan’s fan manufacturing plant was purchased in 1992 when it was located in Michigan. In 2000, the company moved its fan manufacturing operation to China where it now resides. Riordan schedules manufacturing of fan parts based on forecasted production needs using an averaged three year sales...

    Electric motor, Fan, Forecasting 1637  Words | 10  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing

    Running Head: Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing: Inception to Production Planning Writer’s Name Course Name, Semester No, Class Level Supervisor Name September 23, 2009 Introduction The present paper discusses the proposal package for Riordan which handles each step of electric fans from inception to production. It includes the material requirement planning phase of fans being manufactured at the China Plant. There is further...

    Electric motor, Inventory, Lean manufacturing 1878  Words | 7  Pages

  • Process Improvement Ppt 1

    PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PRESENTATION ISO 9000 CERTIFIED RIORDAN MANUFACTURING D M A I C New Process Design: LEAN MANUFACTURING CAUSE • • • • Elimination Of Waste Continuous Improvement Just In Time Production (JIT) Built In Quality EFFECT • Expense Reductions Throughout • Keeping True To ISO 9000 Standards • Less Inventory = More Cash • Standards & Practices Keep Quality From Start To Finish Bottlenecks in Production Total Quality Management (TQM) Tools • Define TQM • Who will use? • When...

    Electric motor, ISO 9000, Lean manufacturing 289  Words | 10  Pages

  • WEEK 4 Supply Chain Design 1

    Riordan Manufacturing’s Supply Chain Design Riordan Manufacturing (Riordan) is a global plastics manufacturing firm established in the early 1990’s. According to their website, Riordan currently has 550 employees and projected annual earnings of $46 million. Their focus is to be an industry leader in using polymer materials to provide solutions to their customer’s challenges. Current product lines include plastic beverage containers, custom plastic parts and plastic fan parts. Team...

    Customer service, Forecasting, Inventory 1293  Words | 7  Pages

  • Riordan Plant in Hangzhou China

    Riordan Plant in Hangzhou China Saad Benchekroun, Sami Berrahou, Kachong Duniya, Jennifer Watkins, Angus Newton, Anthony Lampkin OPS/571 April 26th, 2011 Dr. Roberto Coto Riordan Plant in Hangzhou China Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million. The company is wholly owned by Riordan Industries, a fortune 1000 enterprise with revenues in excess of $1 billion. The company produces plastic containers, custom...

    Capacity utilization, Electric motor, Electrical engineering 1495  Words | 5  Pages

  • Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    FOR RIORDAN MANUFACTURING � PAGE * Arabic �1� Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing OPS /571: Operations Management August 30, 2010 � � Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing In this paper, Team B discusses strategic capacity planning and lean production for new process design and supply chain processes for the electric fans at Riordan Manufacturing. This discussion is an outpouring of research and brainstorming between team members and begins with a newly designed supply chain to increase...

    Inventory, Lean manufacturing, Management 1543  Words | 7  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing

    Riordan Manufacturing Production Advisory Team One Riordan Plaza, San Jose, California, 95112 August 6, 2012 Riordan Manufacturing China Fan Division Hangzhou, China Dear: Aggregate planning provides an organization with labor and output goals over the near future (three to 18 months). According to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano (2006), “The objective of aggregate planning is to minimize the cost of resources required to meet demand over that period” (p. 560). It is critical for organizations...

    Electric motor, Forecasting, ISO 9000 1947  Words | 6  Pages

  • Process Design

    Running Header: PROCESS DESIGN Process Design University of Phoenix OPS/571 January 11, 2010 Process Design Corporations are moving forward with almost any move directed at removing the man in the middle. An important factor stems from companies gaining a competitive by integrating processes through an effective operations information system. Maintaining an efficient flow of services and materials from suppliers and managing internal activities relating to materials and other resources...

    Management, Manufacturing resource planning, Material 1435  Words | 5  Pages

  • : Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing The intended principle of this study is to submit suggestions for a new process design and the supply chain at Riordan Manufacturing, Inc. The reformation will utilize the theory of Lean Production in the application of the electric fans manufacturing. The research uses Riordan Manufacturing, Inc. intranet information. This paper will present a complete production plan for two of the Riordan Manufacturing Inc. locations: Hangzhou, China and Pontiac,...

    Electric motor, Fan, Inventory 1018  Words | 4  Pages

  • Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    Running head: PRODUCTION PLAN FOR RIORDAN MANUFACTURING Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing University of Phoenix Online OPS 571: Operations Management December 21, 2009 Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing Introduction Riordan Manufacturing, Inc. is a global leader in the field of plastic injection molding with state of the art design capabilities that has made the company competitive in the global market. Riordan has three operating entities in Georgia, Michigan...

    Lean manufacturing, Management, Manufacturing 932  Words | 3  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan

    Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Savita Boutot, Ken Eakin, David Hill, Nicole Hugley, Julie Hunt, Candice McDonald OPS/571 January 10, 2011 Ziad Simon Kassis Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Riordan Manufacturing is a company that uses plastic injection molding to manufacture plastic bottles, fans of all sizes, heart valves, medical stents, and custom plastic parts. It has state-of-the art design capabilities to produce plastic product that have earned the company international...

    Capacity utilization, Lean manufacturing, Management 1065  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Team Paper

     Riordan Manufacturing Tiffany Poppe-Myhre, Tierney Kennedy, Tyeisha Humphrey, Yadira Desvergunat OPS/571 January 31, 2015 Professor Gregory Waters Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing Strategy Riordan Manufacturing utilizes the level strategy based on its inventory management. This strategy will ensure consistency in operations, manufacturing and delivery of its products. The plant's business is make-to-stock in which the future demand for fans is forecasted based on taking...

    Customer service, Electric motor, Fan 1372  Words | 8  Pages

  • Supply Chain Design Paper OPS571

     Supply Chain Design- Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571 March 31, 2014 Supply Chain Design-Riordan Manufacturing Every organization has their own manufacturing strategy, depending on the type of organization will depend on the strategy to have the best end result. Understanding the strategies and how they are used can help the manufacturing process. Riordan manufacturing is a Fortune 1000 organization which produces multiple products, throughout this paper Team C will explain Riordan’s...

    Electric motor, Fan, Forecasting 1359  Words | 7  Pages

  • Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturingr University of Phoenix OPS/GM 571: International Operations Management September 14, 2010 Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing Riorden Manufacturing Incorporated is a global plastic manufacturing company that employs 550 people with annual earnings of $46 million. Riorden has several plants in different parts of the country and overseas with a corporate headquarters in San Jose California. The...

    Assembly line, Industry, Inventory 1451  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan

    Running head: RIORDAN MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION PLAN Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Linda Head, Jamie Ingram, Charles Johnson and Carmelita Luhrsen University of Phoenix OPS/571 – Operations Management September 6, 2011 Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Riordan Manufacturing is a global industry leader in plastic manufacturing. It is headquartered in San Jose, California. The company produces plastic beverage containers, custom plastic parts, and plastic fan parts. Each operation...

    Kanban, Lean manufacturing, Management 1147  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Proposal Package

    the production of both our generic electric fans and personalized fans offered at our China location to become a more stream line process and adopt more of a just-in-time manufacturing approach. In order to make this process a reality the IT department will sent a request to develop an automated ordering system that will allow for quick and accurate tracking of inventory level and ordering of new inventory. The IT department will also be requested to order new bar coding systems that will allow for...

    Balancing machine, Electric motor, Fan 1520  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing W6 Final

    Riordan Manufacturing Process Design Proposal Package Description Riordan Manufacturing is in need of a new process for its manufacturing of electric fans. With potential bottlenecks from the current process, both time management and expenses have been suffering. Many factors have been taken into consideration with the new innovative process. With the utilization of the new process it is not only going to be time saving but also will illustrate overall revenue growth. The proposal will...

    Design, Lean manufacturing, Management 1551  Words | 6  Pages

  • supply chain design

    Supply Chain Design Sheri Johnson OPS/571 September 29, 2014 Aaron Manley Manufacturing Strategy Riordan Manufacturing uses a stable workforce with variable work hours as the production strategy. “Riordan Manufacturing's China plant operates as a decentralized unit of Riordan Manufacturing. It prepares its own forecast of electric fan sales throughout the world, which includes the United States. ”Riordan schedules production of these fans to meet the forecasted sales” (Riordan, 2014...

    Average, Forecasting, Future 1747  Words | 8  Pages

  • Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    for Riordan Manufacturing Operations Management 571 (OPS571) “Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million. The company is wholly owned by Riordan Industries, a Fortune 1000 enterprise with revenues in excess of $1 billion”. (University of Phoenix, pg.1, 2013) Riordan corporate headquarters is in San Jose, California. The company’s research and development is conducted here. A chemistry professor Dr. Riordan founded...

    Inventory, Management, Manufacturing 1021  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riordan Service Request - Supply Chain

    Summary Riordan Manufacturing “is a plastics manufacturer employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million.” (Riordan, 2004) The company headquarters is located in San Jose, California and production sites within Pontiac, Michigan and Albany, Georgia. The Michigan location is responsible for the injection molding process, creating of dies, custom fabrication, design and coloring of plastics. The Georgia site creates unique plastic bottles as specified by the customer. Riordan expanded...

    Computer network, Customer service, Injection molding 2175  Words | 7  Pages

  • OPS 571 Week 6 Individual Assignment Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    This work OPS 571 Week 6 Individual Assignment Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing includes overview of the following parts: Abstract MRP for Manufacturing A New Process Design Supply Chain Production Forecast Implementation Plan Business - General Business Week One Individual Assignment: Design a Flowchart for a Process Week Two Individual Assignment: Apply the Learning Curve Theory Week Three...

    English-language films, Final examination, Following 356  Words | 4  Pages

  • Riordan Production Plan Paper/Ops 571

    Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Pedro A Rios Jr., Nelson Christensen, Teresa Swander, Chrystal Marcum and Kapricia Crosby University of Phoenix Operations Management OPS 571 Ashley Carr January 10, 2011 Riordan Production Plan Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million. Riordan’s main customers range from automotive parts manufacturers to the Department of Defense. One of Riordan’s main productions...

    Electric motor, Fan, Lean manufacturing 1032  Words | 3  Pages

  • Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    Running Head: PROCESS DESIGN FOR RIORDAN MANUFACTURING Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing STUDENT NAME University of Phoenix Online INSTRUCTOR NAME OPS/571 DATE Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing The Riordan Manufacturing plant in Hangzhou, China operates its manufacturing unit to prepare the electric fan to provide the worldwide supply based on the production forecast sales extrapolated using the theory of moving averages for last three years. This paper includes...

    Electric motor, Kanban, Management 1890  Words | 9  Pages

  • Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    Design for Riordan Manufacturing Steve Wernick Introduction Riordan Manufacturing is a global leader in plastics manufacturing who employees hundreds of people.  Riordan manufactures plastic bottles, medical stents, fans, heart valves, and they custom order plastics. In maintaining their competitiveness, they utilize the Six Sigma methodology and are focused on long-term relationships with their customers as well as their suppliers while achieving financial growth. In this paper, we will discuss...

    Lean manufacturing, Manufacturing, Material 1103  Words | 4  Pages

  • New Process Design for Riordan

    Team D has been tasked with creating a new process design for Riordan Manufacturing’s production of electric fans. Currently the fans are made in Hangzhou, China. The process begins with raw materials delivered to Riordan’s shipping area supervisor who compares the shipping documents to a scheduled orders receiving report. Once these reports are matched, materials are moved further into the factory for use. This is the first problem with the old process for the plant, there is no one inspecting...

    Computer fan, Electric motor, Fan 410  Words | 2  Pages

  • Process Designs And Supply Chains Part 2

    Apple Inc. Process Designs and Supply Chains, Pt. 2 Juanita Askew OPS/571 April 13, 2015 Malcolm Shannon 1 Introduction Apple Inc., will evaluate their Internal process from their previous week. This would be beneficial to the organization because they will get the opportunity to improve in areas that they are lacking in. Therefore, Apple will provide the following:  Effective & efficient data  What was done to improve their processing method; (VCA process)  Apple will present a flow chart...

    Better, Customer, Customer service 301  Words | 7  Pages

  • Process Flow Supply Chain Management

    Running head: PROCESS FLOW: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROCESS FLOW: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE (EDI) Clifford Butler Operation Management November 1, 2009 Table of Contents Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………3 Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..4 The Internet-based supply chain system for mass customized markets………..………………..4 The role of electronic data interchange (EDI) and the Internet in supply chain integration..…...5 ...

    Business model, Demand chain management, Electronic Data Interchange 1541  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing: Production Plan

    Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing strives to be the leader in using polymer materials to provide solutions to customer’s challenges. The main focus is to achieve and maintain reasonable profitability to assure that the financial and human capital is available for sustained growth. In order to obtain these goals Riordan Manufacturing will need to have a strong production plan. Strategic Capacity Planning Riordan Manufacturing has Chinese business partners with...

    Hangzhou, Industry, Lean manufacturing 1034  Words | 4  Pages

  • Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    Production Plan For Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571 Operations Management A Production Plan For Riordan Riordan Manufacturing has a reputation for precision and innovation. As a Fortune 1000 enterprise, Riordan cannot afford to have the issues of bottlenecking affecting their production. As a result, a detailed analysis of the bottlenecks, the effects, and appropriate strategic planning were examined. Lean production planning was examined as was new processes. The details of the new processes also...

    Enterprise resource planning, Inventory, Management 1307  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan

    Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Riordan Manufacturing Production Plan Riordan Manufacturing, Incorporated has become a leader within the industry of plastic molding. An eclectic array of state-of-the art design products (plastic beverage containers, custom plastic parts, and plastic fan parts), and attention to detail pertaining to quality control, are some of the main factors contributing to the company’s success (Riordan, 2008). Each specialized plastic is in a different location:...

    Bottleneck, Choke point, Lean manufacturing 1017  Words | 3  Pages

  • Supply Chain Process for Apple & Zara

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    App Store, Apple Inc., IPhone 1496  Words | 6  Pages

  • OPS 571 WEEK 2 PROCESS DESIGN SUPPLY CHAIN WALMART

    Process Design and Supply Chain Arielle Koutsoukos OPS/571 3/09/2015 Eileen Broyles Supply Chain Raw Materials Manufacturing Plant Walmart Distribution Center Customer Walmart Retail Center Customer Merchandise Replenishment • • • • • • • Walmart retail location is out of an item Customer places an order for the item Real time data transferred to warehouse Data is captured by Walmart’s point of sales system Item is manufactured using make-to-stock process Warehouse analyzes orders from...

    Distribution center, Logistics, Management 358  Words | 7  Pages

  • Riordan Electric Fan Proposal

    Riordan Electric Fan Proposal Riordan Electric Fan Proposal Olla S. Bartlett, Darjae Johnson, Thomas Williams University of Phoenix OPS/571 22 March 2012 Mahesh Singh   Riordan Electric Fan Proposal Riordan Manufacturing manufactures many different plastic items ranging the gambit from medical devices, to bottles to electric fans. In the last year the Hangzhou plant has averaged 93% in its on-time deliveries (Apollo Group Inc., 2012). This proposal package will detail...

    Electric motor, Fan, Lean manufacturing 2681  Words | 9  Pages

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    Chocolate, Chocolate liquor, Cocoa bean 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • OPS 571 Learning Team Assignment Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing Part 4 4

    Plan for Riordan Manufacturing Part 4 4 includes overview of the following parts: Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing New Process Design Lean Production Supply Chain Process Conclusion Business - General Business 1.  Learning Team Assignment: Production Plan for Riordan Manufacturing ·  Write a paper of at least 1,050 words discussing strategic capacity planning and lean production for the new process design and supply chain process for the electric fans at Riordan...

    Debt, Lean manufacturing, Management 394  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ops/571 Week 6

    Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571   Riordian Manufacturing, Inc. Hangzhou, China June 21, 2012 Motor, Inc. 1000 Last Class Flint, MI 900012 Dear CEO: At Riordan, the electric fan division has revised the process for supplying the electric fans. Part of Riordan’s operations planning, Riordan would implement aggregate operations. From Operations Management for Competitive Advantage (2006), “Aggregate operations planning involves translating annual...

    Design, Electric motor, Fan 1445  Words | 5  Pages

  • Riordan Manufacturing

    OPS/571 February 13, 2012 Riordan Manufacturing Learning Team C has completed the analysis of Riordan Manufacturing’s electric fan design process and has developed a proposal outlining the changes that need to be implemented. The team is proposing to focus on total quality management (TQM); this will allow Riordan to remain focused and efficient in areas of opportunity, and to excel in all aspects of the electric fans that are important to customers. The team’s recommendation is to use quality...

    Design, Electric motor, Kanban 3611  Words | 11  Pages

  • Benefits of Process Design

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  • Process Design Matrix

     Process Design Matrix OPS/571 March 16, 2015 Brian Hall Process Design Matrix This executive summary will assist in identifying the design aspect of the service and product of choice. For this summary, the service that will be reviewed is that of travel agents providing corporate clients with the necessary service to ensure smooth travel plans via telephone calls. The product chosen will be that of the telephones that are used to speak with the clients. The process design aspects that will...

    American Express, Telephone, Telephone call 691  Words | 5  Pages

  • Design Process Matrix and Summary

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    Assembly line, Creativity, Customer 554  Words | 4  Pages

  • Process Design Matrix rt

     Process Design Matrix Executive Summary Raven Taylor OPS/571 2/9/2015 Professor Thomas Kenfield Process Design Matrix Executive Summary I have selected delivery pizza and bicycles as service and product for my identifying proper process design approaches. The food and transportation industries both serve as popular outlets in today’s business environment. For facilitating suitable services there are three types of processes including product line approach, self-service approach, and personal...

    Assembly line, Business terms, Customer 614  Words | 5  Pages

  • Marketing 101

    Process for Riordan Manufacturing OPS/571 August 30, 2011 Process Design for Riordan Manufacturing As acting consultants for Riordan Manufacturing, our goal is to assist the company in streamlining its design process. To achieve this goal an analysis of the production process for electric fan product and determine with stages are vital and which are not value adding and eliminate the latter.  Riordan has the need to minimize the waste generated by each business unit to reduce the production...

    Design, Electric motor, Fan 1271  Words | 6  Pages

  • Evolution of the X-Box Supply Chain

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  • Green Supply Chain Management

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