Running head: BRANT1The Brant Freezer CompanyBUS 632 Advanced LogisticsMay 22, 2017The Brant Freezer Company
BRANTBrant Freezer Company which is located in Fargo, North Dakota manufacturers industrialfreezers. The company has a national presence of warehouses including the one located in Fargo, North Dakota. All of the warehouses are required to report numbers for units shipped andwarehouse costs to the home office. The companies warehousing cost according to the owner are “eating them alive”. The firm’s controller has provided the budget for 2009 and 2010. The individual warehouses monthly activity (units shipped) and cost were provided. With the information that has been proved an examination and analysis of the logistics of the warehouses and what areas could use improvement will be reviewed. The review will include which warehouse had the best results in 2009 and what criterion was used, a forecast for the next six months at each warehouse based on the numbers given in the case study will be created and finally recommendations on improving the return on assets (ROA) will be given. Warehouse that shows best resultsA basic principle is to lower or reduce cost of all actions taken. When looking at each warehouse from 2009 you can see that the warehouse that performed better by looking at the costper unit shipped would be Fargo. The cost per unit shipped is calculated by dividing the total warehouse costs for the period by the total number of units that shipped during the same period of comparison to get a cost per unit shipped.
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