Research two (2) manufacturing or two (2) service companies that manage inventory and complete this;assignment.;Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you;1. Determine the types of inventories these companies currently manage and describe their;essential inventory characteristics.;2. Analyze how each of their goods and service design concepts are integrated.;3. Evaluate the role their inventory plays in the company?s performance, operational efficiency, and;customer satisfaction.;4. Compare and contrast the four (4) different types of layouts found with each company, explain the;importance of the layouts to the company?s manufacturing or service operations.;5. Determine at least two (2) metrics to evaluate supply chain performance of the companies;suggest improvements to the design and operations of their supply chains based on those;metrics.;6. Suggest ways to improve the inventory management for each of the companies without affecting;operations and the customer benefit package. Provide a rationale to support the suggestion.;7. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites;do not qualify as quality resources.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;? Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all;sides, citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your;professor for any additional instructions.;? Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s name, the professor?s;name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in;the required assignment page length.;The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;? Evaluate the processes used in designing and producing goods and services.;? Determine four layout patterns and when they should be used.;? Utilize the concept of supply chain management.;? Employ the concept of capacity management.;? Evaluate the management of inventories and resources.;? Use technology and information resources to research issues in operations management.;? Write clearly and concisely about operations management using proper writing mechanics.
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