FedEx case study

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Fujitsu was encountering problems relating to inventory management and non-adherence to time schedules for delivering its notebook computers. Even though FPC had sufficient inventory, it took ten days to deliver a notebook to the customers in the US whereas its competitors were delivering it in lesser time. The two main problems faced was the lack of co=ordination between the two freight forwarders Nippon Express

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FedEx case study1. FujitsuProblems faced by Fujitsu:Fujitsu was encountering problems relating to inventory management and non-adherence to time schedules for delivering its notebook computers. Even though FPC had sufficient inventory, it took ten days to deliver a notebook to the customers in the US whereas its competitors were delivering it in lesser time. The two main problems faced was the lack of co=ordination between the two freight forwarders Nippon Express (which shipped the components from Japan) and CAF(which brought the components by air from US to Portland). The shipment from Japan even went to the wrong place. The Portland facility was not functioning at an optimum efficiency and was not strategically located.Measures by FedEx:Shift of FPCs assembling and distribution operations from Portland to its Memphis hub.The ERP systems were electronically linked to the systems at the Memphis facility.A lot of issues relating to security and software were tackled.FedEx's aircraft replaced Nippon Express to carry the components from the Asian vendors, which were later stored at the FedExs warehouse.The JIT principle was used where the assembling schedules were se

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