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Improve and secure the Supplier Capacity Process for

Grönlund, Martin and Sandberg, Lena (2012) MIO920
Production Management
Abstract
To guarantee that the products in the IKEA catalogue
are available when requested, IKEA needs to plan and
secure capacity. IKEA has developed a process called
ONE Supplier Capacity Process to solve supplier
capacity issues in a more proactive way. The thesis is
focused on suppliers’ in the category Frames and
Mirrors with frames in Greater China.
Purpose The purposes of the thesis are fourfold:
• Map and analyze how IKEA is working with
capacity planning today
• Implement “to-be”, the common way of
working with ONE Supplier Capacity Process
• Evaluate and prove savings
• Contribute to improvement of the ONE
Supplier Capacity Process supported by
appropriate theory.
Methodology The analysis of the current structure of the... (More)
To guarantee that the products in the IKEA catalogue
are available when requested, IKEA needs to plan and
secure capacity. IKEA has developed a process called
ONE Supplier Capacity Process to solve supplier
capacity issues in a more proactive way. The thesis is
focused on suppliers’ in the category Frames and
Mirrors with frames in Greater China.
Purpose The purposes of the thesis are fourfold:
• Map and analyze how IKEA is working with
capacity planning today
• Implement “to-be”, the common way of
working with ONE Supplier Capacity Process
• Evaluate and prove savings
• Contribute to improvement of the ONE
Supplier Capacity Process supported by
appropriate theory.
Methodology The analysis of the current structure of the Capacity
Planning Process at IKEA is based on interviews and
the authors’ own observations and experiences at
IV
IKEA. The data collection from the implementation is
based on material from IKEA and conclusions are
based on appropriate theory and the authors’ own
experience at IKEA.
Conclusion The implementation of ONE Supplier Capacity
Process has received positive reactions and both
suppliers and IKEA employees can already
experience benefits from a higher control of capacities
and a common way of working together. Further
improvements are needed to smoothen the
implementation process and create advantages for
everyone involved in the project in the future. (Less)
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author
Grönlund, Martin and Sandberg, Lena
supervisor
organization
course
MIO920
year
type
M1 - University Diploma
subject
keywords
Capacity Planning, ONE Supplier Capacity Process, Process Implementation
other publication id
12/5424
language
English
id
3055229
date added to LUP
2012-09-21 12:47:55
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2012-09-21 12:47:55
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  abstract     = {To guarantee that the products in the IKEA catalogue
are available when requested, IKEA needs to plan and
secure capacity. IKEA has developed a process called
ONE Supplier Capacity Process to solve supplier
capacity issues in a more proactive way. The thesis is
focused on suppliers’ in the category Frames and
Mirrors with frames in Greater China.
Purpose The purposes of the thesis are fourfold:
• Map and analyze how IKEA is working with
capacity planning today
• Implement “to-be”, the common way of
working with ONE Supplier Capacity Process
• Evaluate and prove savings
• Contribute to improvement of the ONE
Supplier Capacity Process supported by
appropriate theory.
Methodology The analysis of the current structure of the Capacity
Planning Process at IKEA is based on interviews and
the authors’ own observations and experiences at
IV
IKEA. The data collection from the implementation is
based on material from IKEA and conclusions are
based on appropriate theory and the authors’ own
experience at IKEA.
Conclusion The implementation of ONE Supplier Capacity
Process has received positive reactions and both
suppliers and IKEA employees can already
experience benefits from a higher control of capacities
and a common way of working together. Further
improvements are needed to smoothen the
implementation process and create advantages for
everyone involved in the project in the future.},
  author       = {Grönlund, Martin and Sandberg, Lena},
  keyword      = {Capacity Planning,ONE Supplier Capacity Process,Process Implementation},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Improve and secure the Supplier Capacity Process for},
  year         = {2012},
}