Kudler Fine Foods IT Issue
Kudler Fine Foods is an industry leader in gourmet food stores offering top of the line, quality meat, produce, cheese and wine to gourmet food shoppers. The company is experiencing growth at a very rapid rate. As the industry leader in gourmet foods in the area, Kudler Fine Foods is continuing to grow and is planning on further expansion in the future. In order to maintain security and control of the systems, Kudler Fine Foods needs to improve their IT systems to ensure asset security, maintain proper recording of transactions, and proper recording and controls of inventory as the company continues to grow and expand in the market.
Kudler Fine Foods IT System Improvement
The current IT system
Kudler Fine Foods has an IT system in place at the current time. The system at each location is independent of the other locations. Also, Kudler Fine Foods does not have a back-up system in place that ensures protection of the company critical systems and transactions. Without this system in place the company is running the risk of losing the critical systems on the company computers such as the POS system. The POS system handles all retail sales transactions in detail and also handles all credit and debit card transaction which accounts for 85% of Kudler Fine Foods processed sales. Kudler Fine Foods can also benefit from networking the individual locations together with attention paid to the future expansion plans. The company can benefit by having each locations inventory records tied together which is another benefit of networking the locations. Back-up systems and networking provide necessary data protection and companywide transactions and provide opportunities for volume buying discounts of inventory now and in the future.
Improved IT System
Kudler Fine Foods is planning to remain the premiere gourmet grocery store. With little competition in the gourmet grocery store market, Kudler Fine Foods continues to explore growth...