Greaves Brewery Case Analysis Essay

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Greaves Brewery Case Analysis

Greaves Brewery: Bottle Replenishment Case Analysis

Case Synopsis

The following is an analysis of the case, Greaves Brewery: Bottle Replenishment. It details the growing beer operation of Greaves Brewery located in the Caribbean island of Trinidad. The purchasing manager for the company, Alex Benson, is uncertain about how many bottles to order from the company’s German glass supplier. His decision is complicated by the possibility of a new bottle design being introduced that would compromise his existing inventory of bottles. Additionally, he is faced with storage limitations and erratic sales, all of which are impacting his decision. He is also concerned about over ordering to avoid issues from an
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Apr-1999 | 192.00 | 246.67 | -54.67 | | |

May-1999 | 138.00 | 240.33 | -102.33 | | |

Jun-1999 | 148.00 | 173.67 | -25.67 | | |

Jul-1999 | 205.00 | 159.33 | 45.67 | | |

Aug-1999 | 244.00 | 163.67 | 80.33 | | |

Sep-1999 | 164.00 | 199.00 | -35.00 | | |

Oct-1999 | 200.00 | 204.33 | -4.33 | | |

Nov-1999 | 205.00 | 202.67 | 2.33 | | |

Dec-1999 | 229.00 | 189.67 | 39.33 | | |

Jan-2000 | 244.00 | 211.33 | 32.67 | | |

Feb-2000 | 403.00 | 226.00 | 177.00 | | |

Mar-2000 | 213.00 | 292.00 | -79.00 | | |

Apr-2000 | 244.00 | 286.67 | -42.67 | | |

May-2000 | 153.00 | 286.67 | -133.67 | | |

Jun-2000 | 195.00 | 203.33 | -8.33 | | |

Jul-2000 | 231.00 | 197.33 | 33.67 | | |

Aug-2000 | 327.00 | 193.00 | 134.00 | | |

Sep-2000 | 337.00 | 251.00 | 86.00 | | |

Oct-2000 | 247.00 | 298.33 | -51.33 | | |

Nov-2000 | 234.00 | 303.67 | -69.67 | | |

Dec-2000 | 438.00 | 272.67 | 165.33 | | |

Jan-2001 | 291.00 | 306.33 | -15.33 | | |

Feb-2001 | 386.00 | 321.00 | 65.00 | | |

Mar-2001 | 335.00 | 371.67 | -36.67 | | |

Apr-2001 | 278.00 | 337.33 | -59.33 | | |

May-2001 | 159.00 | 333.00 | -174.00 | | |

Jun-2001 | 209.00 | 257.33 | -48.33 | | |

Jul-2001 | 205.00 | 215.33 | -10.33 | | |

Aug-2001 | 364.00 | 191.00 | 173.00 | | |

Sep-2001 | 263.00 | 259.33 | 3.67 | | |

Oct-2001 | 280.00 | 277.33 | 2.67 | | |

Nov-2001 | 282.00 | 302.33 | -20.33 | | |

Dec-2001 | 273.00 | 275.00 |

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