Rupee General Corporation
Rupee General Corporation operates deep-discount stores offering housewares, cleaning supplies,
with most items selling for Rs 200. Its business model
calls for becoming low cost seller. The company has not implemented any automated system
for keeping track of
inventory at each store. Managers have knowledge about the number cases of a particular
product each store should
receive when a delivery truck arrives, but the stores do not have
any mechanism for scanning the
cases or verifying the item count inside the cases.
Merchandise losses from theft or other mishaps were
rising and represents more than 3 percent of total sales.
Provide What decisions have to be made before
investing in an information system solution by the Rupee General Corporation?
Don's Furniture Company
Don’s Furniture Company on the Dhobikhola features a large selection of furniture for
bedroom, kitchen, living room. The prices of furniture are constantly
changing. When a customer inquires about the price on furniture,
sales representatives call the supplier for the most recent price.
The supplier in
turn checks a manual price sheet, that is updated each day. The supplier must call back
Don’s sales reps if the company does not have the newest pricing information
hand. What will be the business impact of this situation, how this process could be