Essays on Strategic Inventory Control of Grandiose Motors Case Study

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The paper "Strategic Inventory Control of Grandiose Motors" is a wonderful example of a case study on management. Following the expansion of Grandiose motors through the acquisition of new distributorship, the company faces challenges of determining the best way to manage inventories to ensure that juts the right amounts of stock are held. At the same time, the variety of items to be stock has increased. The main objective of the report is to determine how the organization may use various supply chain management theories to come up with management policies and procedures that would address the challenges of excess inventories and especially on how to maintain the balance between supply and demand.

Additionally, the report determines how to deal with the issue of a variety of inventories and how to structure the purchasing and inventory management functions. Finally, the report aims to determine how the company can make changes in management policies to reflect the changes in the company. The research was carried through an intensive analysis of various case studies and literature that is relevant to the research problem under discussion.

The report used relevant journals to determine best practices that have been successfully deployed in other organization under similar circumstances before proposing the best option for the company. The report starts with introducing some relevant literature in the field of inventory management. The report identifies the relevant concerns of management and using relevant literature makes an analysis of the companies problems. The report proposes best practices that would be ideal for the organization by making an analysis of the problems in relation to the relevant materials. The paper concludes by reemphasizing its success in determining the solution to the problems while reemphasizing the importance of using various inventory and purchasing management theories and concepts to ensure that an organization maintains its competitive position. Report Findings Background of the Problem Grandiose company has managed to maintain its competitiveness through its ability to avail to its customers a wide range of automobiles at a reduced cost by maintaining a high turnover in inventory, sustaining a high sales volume, and a low-cost structure strategy that the company desires to retain even with the expansion.

The ability to offer efficient after-sale, through diagnosis, servicing, and repairing is another core strength of the organization and it is also dependent on timely availability of materials.  

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