Dorfman Pacific checkpoint

Dorfman Pacific checkpoint - system could have stayed so...

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Dorfman Pacific’s real problem was the lack of a modern working infrastructure. The company was growing while its IT department remained the same. Information was being processed via paper and products were being labeled by hand. As the warehouse grew in size, the company’s wallet continued to shrink. One method that could have been used (to solve this problem) is a re-worked Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP). Dorfman consultants could have analyzed the current system, and then either adapted or removed it upon their findings; ultimately creating something better in its place. The company could have also created a more rigorous training regime for employees. The paper
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Unformatted text preview: system could have stayed so long as the employees were taught to properly organize, place, remove, and maintain the variety of warehouse products. The best solution for this problem is based on the warehouse’s size, structure, and product placement. Being that the building has just been expanded and product is housed on metal shelves and placed in crates, it seems that the best idea would be to implement a wireless setup. By researching optimal access point locations within the warehouse, and instituting a modern computer infrastructure, the company would be able to track, preserve, and sell product at a faster, yet more economical rate....
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  • Spring '09
  • Taylor
  • Dorfman, Dorfman Pacific, modern working infrastructure, rigorous training regime, re-worked Enterprise Resource

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