Unformatted text preview: design of the NCR’s 2760, the total cost over the lifetime of the model would have been $12,500, per screw.” Another developmental problem that the NCR approach overcame was the amount of vendor-produced components that it took to assemble the product. The new terminal consists of only 15 vendor-produced components, which is 85 percent fewer parts, from 65 percent fewer suppliers, than in the company’s previous model, the 2160. Also the terminal takes only 25 percent as much time as the previous to fully assemble. Altogether using the NCR approach has overcame many problems that would have been faced previously....
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- Spring '09
- Management, 75 percent, 25 percent, 85 percent, $12,500, 65 percent