Office of Physical Plant and General Stores

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Team ID: 
8
College / Administrative Unit: 
Finance and Business
Date Started: 
February 1992
Objective: 
To improve store operations and procedures, including minimizing inventory and determining space needs.
Desired Results: 

Reduced long-term inventory by 40%

Commonwealth campuses receive deliveries in 48 hours as opposed to 1/month

Reduced inventory by 35%

Reduced need for storage space by 18,000 sq. ft.

Increased just-in-time purchase contracts to 50% of all suppliers

Contact Person: 
Carl Williams
Members:
  • William McKinnon, Sponsor
  • Jim Lettiere, Leader
  • Carl Williams, Leader
  • Silvia Cabrera, Facilitator