Austin Wood Products

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction………………………………………………………………………………3

II. Summary of Findings A. Methodology……………………………………………………………………..3

B. SWOT Analysis …………………………………………………………………4

III. Background Information………………………………………………………………..7 IV. Problem Statement……………………………………………………………………...7

V. Analysis of Alternatives ………………………………………………………………..8

VI. Detailed Recommendations……………………………………………………………9

VII. Learnings…………………………………………………………………………………9

VIII. Appendices……………………………………………………………………………..10

I. Introduction
In a fast-paced environment, the quicker one can move, the better one can play the game. The businesses of today are competing to be the fastest and most efficient, and at the same time not compromising the accuracy and precision of the information used, as it can serve as a competitive advantage for their company. Having optimal business processes will ensure being a step ahead of others and the sustainability of the business.
Through this business case, the group will present improving the current process in the production department of Austin Wood Products (AWP). AWP is a manufacturing company that puts prime in its specialization on custom-made doors. Starting as an in-house business, the AWP has grown into a 90, 000-square meter company that can no longer run with the accustomed practices. Currently, AWP is experiencing complications with its inventory system that is hampering the ideal, optimal performance of the company.

II. Summary of Findings A. Methodology
The case was analyzed thoroughly by the researchers. It was clearly stated in the case that the main problem of the company is its lack of a formal inventory system. The sales of the company and the continuous demand of the customers for their products is going well. It’s just that the workers of the company are having a hard time monitoring the inventory of raw…...

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