Essay about The Considerations Required For Process Selection
Currently, 85% of eBags product sales are manufactured and drop shipped to customers by luggage manufacturers such as Samsonite, Eastpak, and Briggs & Riley (Schroeder et al., 2011). Therefore, these companies make their own production process and order fulfillment decisions.
The remaining 15% of sales is for private label product sales that eBags personally manufactures using low cost Asian contractors is produced with a batch production process and imported to its Dallas, Texas warehouse facility for shipment to customers. The batch process generally uses “general- purpose equipment” that is flexible and “is characterized by production of batches or products” that move as a group from one operation or work center to the next (Schroeder et al., 2011, p. 81). eBags most-likely uses a made to stock (MTS) for the private label, since this label was created for low-cost but good quality.
Analysis of eBags in the Footwear Industry and Recommended Product Flow Process Based on Type of Customer Order
The shoe market is a profitable market but the competition is…