Operation management

Operation management

nyentery management is ene ef the mest imp:-ertant I
eperatiens management aetiyities at lylaner Bakeries,
Eurepe‘s largest menufaetureref ‘ambient’ baekaged
eakes and pies. [Ambient means that they mn be stered
at reem temperature._.i Its brands inelude Lyens and Mr
lfipling. ltsfleet ef yans reutinely resteeks the shelyes ef
theusands ef small retailers and else distributes te majer I
s.lp-ermarkets. but here the re-erdering preeess is usually
managed by the sup-ermarket’s ewn inwntery
management systems. Gakesare predueed at feur
faeteries, en preduetien lines, seme ef whieh are ed-erated I I
eentinueusly. Altheugh eensiderable effert is made te
fereeast sales aeeurately. there is always uncertainty. ”
there are limits te hew mueh inyentery ean be used te ..
eempensate fer demand fluetuatiens be-eause +
sspermarkets require pr-eduets te be en their shelyes fer ‘=_
mest ef their shelf-life, allewing enly a few days fer Maner

te transpert. stere and deliyerthe preduets.
Input steaks ef raw materials must alse be earefully
managed at eaeh faetery. Elulk ingredients sueh as fleur
and sugar are deli-rered te giant sterage siles, but
managing the hundredsef ether ingredients i_butter, nuts, ‘ I
dried fruits. pasteurizeduegg, ete.,l is mere eemplek. Seme way pmdums are pmduced an the prfldumifln “HES
cf rfhese Era mm‘ EKPEHENE b’_Jt are “SE5 m huge mlumaa Altheugh seme breduets sell eneugh te warrant their awn
fmne E_:’mEr5 are En”? E’”“”””5?’?_“’“‘ “Saga ‘5 Ema“ Sam? preduetien lines, mest lines haye been designed te make
Ingredients have a shert shelf-lne.and have te be stered In H range flf Similar prmuflta So pmdums are madfi in
Epemal 3rTmd’m’n5’ Some are 535?‘-‘r a‘*’3??“”E- Gthfirs are batehes, suffieient te last until the next ere-duetien run.
eseeially Imperted and are en leng lead times and fresh
annual ereps sueh as fruit ean yary in duality and .

ayailability. Packaging is frequently ehanged ta refieet new
prflmmifina and price Changes. Yet running DUI Df Stack is 1 What arethe faeterswhieh eensijtute inyentery helding
Semua ‘1 can disrupt prmummn Schedules and lead m eests. erdereestsand steek-eut eests at lylaner Bakeries’?
steek-euts effinishee ereduets. affeeting betn sales and 2 What makes its inventory planning and central se
eustemer relatiens. lnyenteny alse eeeurs beeause ef the -EGr’I”IplE=<‘?