Main function of an Organisation
The business area’s sales organization is based on several key account managers stationed at production locations in Sweden and the UK. The sales representatives have the main responsibility for contacts between the Finnveden Powertrain Components business area and its clients Cooperation takes place in several contexts within the business area.
From inquiry to tender, prototype and production, personnel from Finnveden Powertrain Components are involved on all levels, often in cooperation with technicians and designers representing the client. Sales offices in Sweden, the UK and the US Finnveden Powertrain Components has sales offices in Sweden, the UK and the US. Operations in the European market are also supported by agents. Finnveden Powertrain Components has one sales company in the US: Finnveden Inc.
The business area is undergoing strong growth and has quickly established itself as one of the industry’s most important suppliers. Its aim is ongoing expansion and world leadership in selected product areas. Swedish and international base Finnveden Powertrain Components AB includes: Finnveden Powertrain AB – production company with five plants in Sweden.
Finnveden Powertrain Components Ltd. – production company operating in Alford, Lincolnshire, UK Finnveden Inc. – American sales company. Core operations Core operations consist of precision machining. The main products are components for powertrain, fuel injection and braking systems. Workforce of 1,100 Finnveden Powertrain Components is a business area of Finnveden AB, which is listed on the OM Stockholm Exchange. The various plants of business area employ 1,100 persons, and the operations generate net sales of approximately SEK 1. 1 billion McDonalds McDonald’s is the largest food service company in the world.
As at December 2000, McDonald’s and its franchisees operated over 28,700 restaurants worldwide in 120 countries and territories, serving food and drink to over 45 million people daily. In 1974 McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in the UK. By the end of 2000, 1,116 restaurants were operating in the UK. Every day more than 2. 5 million people in this country visit McDonald’s – trusting the company to provide them with food of a high standard, quick service and value for money. McDonald’s services and products are aimed toward the children and younger generation.
McDonald’s is aimed toward those who are in need of quick service, but also want good quality food. Products and Services McDonald’s serves it customers with a variety of menu items to please every person’s tastes. McDonald’s serves breakfast, such as Hash Browns, and Egg McMuffins. Besides hamburgers and cheeseburgers, McDonald’s offers Chicken McNuggets, French-Fries, Muffins/Danishs, McSalad Shaker Salads, and Sandwiches (Crispy Chicken, Filet-o-Fish). McDonald’s also serves shakes and desserts (Baked Apple Pie, chocolate chips), beverages, and Tastes Menu (Chicken Select Strips with Tangy Honey Mustard or Spicy Buffalo Sauce).
McDonald’s serves products so that everyone can find something that suits their likes best. McDonald caters to kids with the famous Happy Meal, which serves kid size versions of its foods and includes a toy. Besides food, McDonald’s also offers merchandise to their customers on their web site. Products such as gifts, motor sports merchandise, collectibles, and kids’ stuff. Business Processes McDonald’s business process consists of receiving the raw products, such as the meat and bread, from other companies. Then, McDonald’s takes the raw materials and cooks the material to make the Big Macs and French fries.
These products are then sold to the customers who come and eat at McDonald’s. McDonald’s sales depend on the advertising the corporation does through television and radio. Information McDonald’s depends on certain information for its business process. McDonald’s uses the cash registers to track the transactions done during the day. McDonald’s executives then use the information about what menu product or what merchandise is selling the most or which product is no longer selling to make future decisions about where to invest and spend money. Total sales in McDonald’s UK restaurants in 2000 were in excess of 1,513 million.