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Unit six Written Assignment Erica R Watson MT435 Operations Management Kaplan University June 28, 2011
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Introduction Albatross Anchor’s manufactures two different types of anchors to satisfy their wholesale customers. The company once only manufactured the mushroom or bell anchor but when the competition heated up they began producing the snag hook anchor as well, this occurred in 1989. (Case Study) Being that Albatross Anchors is a major manufacturer and that they are continuing to grow it seems as though a bigger more organized workspace is needed to speed up both production and shipment of each anchor order. Question One Carefully review the assignment scenario/case study. From the limited information in the scenario/case study, along with your answers to the unit three written assignment, identify at least three direct and specific long-term and three direct and specific short term operations changes that Albatross Anchor must make to gain a clear and sustainable competitive advantage (provide detailed information to validate and support each recommended change) Long-Term Operational Changes
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(01) A long term operation change that Albatross Anchor needs to make is building another Administrative office that is detached from the warehouse in order to make it both safe and more efficient for all employees. (02)Installing up to date technology into the warehouse and administrative offices will help to gain business and give the company a more smooth transition when taking orders and shipping
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