BUS 644 Week 5 Alliance Supermarket and Point-of-Sale (POS) systems
The CIO for Alliance Supermarkets desires to make better use of the volume of data retrieved with each sale via the Point of Sale (POS) software that documents the sale of each product as it is bar coded. There are three key issues which the CIO wishes to address: 1) be able to respond to sudden, unanticipated inventory demand; 2) identify demand patterns that vary from store to store; 3) assist the manufacturers to better target customers for special promotions and sales…….Continued (04 Pages with References)
BUS644 Week 5 Discussion 1, MRP Inventory and Customer Service
Explain how MRP can decrease a company’s inventory while improving its customer service level. Include a real-life example. Your initial post should be 200-250 words.
BUS 644 Week 5 Discussion 2, Perpetual versus Periodic Inventory Systems
Describe the perpetual and the periodic inventory systems. How are they different? Are there circumstances in which one system is better than the other? Include real-life examples. Your initial post should be 200-250 words.