Daikin Case Summary

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Very interesting points! I agree with you all about improving the forecasts. Create Daikin’s own “sales company” is brilliant! Since the sales companies were not aware of retailer inventory, they did not add much value to the supply chain but add one more step. My question is how about the retailers? Is that possible to let Daikin have their own warehouse and stores? The retailer 's’ warehouse, as the article mentioned, “ship consolidated loads of an assortment of merchandise to their stores” with economical transportation quantities and fixed delivery time, and the stores have very limited space. If Daikin has their own warehouse and stores, they would have the control of all supply chain with more flexibility to avoid the over inventory,

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