Research Coke Cola & PepsiCo, manufacturing companies that manage inventory and complete this
Write a six 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
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
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.
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.
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