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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/22/11 Group 2 Dan Conger, Kelsey Eiman, Moroni Flake Jessica Kern, Chase Corbridge KIVA Systems Fulfillment
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4/22/11 Making Supply Chain Management More Efficient 2 2
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4/22/11 Drivers More flexible, accurate, productive, much easier to use and more cost effective Increase productivity Improve worker safety Boost order accuracy and shorten order Need to improve Speed up customer order fulfillment Cut out chances for orders to get lost Increase chances of 3 3
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4/22/11 Opinions "It's exceeded all of our expectations, doubling the productivity of our pickers and cutting our energy costs in half. " - Craig Adkins, Zappos 4 4
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4/22/11 Future Development
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Unformatted text preview: "If you want a glimpse of the future supply chain that's already happening, then you have to check out Zappos. .. warehouse and fulfillment facility." - Thomas Wailgum, CIO.com Editor Revolutionary 5 5 4/22/11 Recommendations Initial cost of a Kiva system is roughly 10% to 20% more than a conveyer belt system BUT orders on Kiva: Increases worker efficiency (6 seconds per box) Decreases order fulfillment time 6 6 4/22/11 References Bloomberg Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/apr2009/id20090415_876420.htm CIO Magazine: http://advice.cio.com/thomas_wailgum/supply_chain_robots_rule_the_zappos_com 7 7...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2011 for the course BUS M 361 taught by Professor Cynthiawallin during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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