[Logistic and Supply Chain Management Group Project]
P.3 – P.6
Supply Chain Management
Order Fulfillment and Forecasting
Recommendation & Feedback
P.12 – P.15
P.18 – P.20
Problems & Recommendation
IKEA is a privately-held, international home products retailer that sells flat pack furniture, accessories, bathrooms and kitchens at retail stores around the world. The company, which pioneered flat-pack design furniture at affordable prices, is now the world's largest furniture manufacturer.
IKEA was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad in Sweden and it is owned by a Dutch-registered foundation controlled by the Kamprad family. IKEA is an acronym comprising the initials of the founder's name (Ingvar Kamprad), the farm where he grew up (Elmtaryd), and his home county (Agunnaryd, in Småland, South Sweden).
INGKA Holding B.V. is the parent company for all IKEA Group companies, including the industrial group Swedwood, which manufactures IKEA furniture, the sales companies that run IKEA stores, as well as purchasing and supply functions, and IKEA of Sweden, which is responsible for the design and development of products in the IKEA range. INGKA Holding BV is wholly owned by Stichting INGKA Foundation, which is a foundation registered in Leiden in the Netherlands.
“To create a better everyday life for the many people” by good form, good function and a low price.
IKEA Supply Chain Concept
Respond needs of the customer by:
1. Advertising and other types of communication
2. IKEA catalogue
3. IKEA store
4. IKEA product range and genuinely low price
Respond the possibilities of the suppliers by:
1. Product Development...