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Case
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Reference no. 666-070-1
Authors: RA Gowland (Cranfield University); T M Toddington (Cranfield University)
Published in: 1966
Length: 12 pages
Data source: Field research
Topics: Stock control

Abstract

The case describes the stores organisation of the company. There are four production stores, but records are kept in only one of them. There is a spares store where no records are kept. Great reliance is placed on the ''experience'' of the storemen. No attempt has been made to introduce modern methods of stock control. The managing director thinks that the 400,000 inventory can be reduced by 10%.
Location:
Size:
400 employees
Other setting(s):
1964

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Abstract

The case describes the stores organisation of the company. There are four production stores, but records are kept in only one of them. There is a spares store where no records are kept. Great reliance is placed on the ''experience'' of the storemen. No attempt has been made to introduce modern methods of stock control. The managing director thinks that the 400,000 inventory can be reduced by 10%.

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Location:
Size:
400 employees
Other setting(s):
1964

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