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Unformatted text preview: from the East Cost consumers. But, Dunkal change it logistic system. They notice that if they change it distribution channel of New York to Memphis the transit times were seven days shorter and they save around $400 per container on drayage cost. So, They Change the system. Ace Hardware did not have a logistic system as good as Dunkal. Ace Hardware started to had many problems with the delivers. Therefore, they focus on improve their logistic system. They contacted Lean Logistic a company that offer transportation management systems. They do a test with the instructions of Lean Logistic and their procedures enable Ace Hardware to save $2.1 million. When they realize the great benefits that they could reach, Ace Hardware implemented the system with the 90 percent of the company’s total supplier spending. In conclusion, the logistic system in a organization, is fundamental to reach the success....
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course ECONOMIA 101 taught by Professor Guadalupe during the Spring '11 term at Universidad del Valle de México.
- Spring '11