Whirlpool Corporation focuses on operational excellence as global growth shifts into high gear (Video)

Published on 21-Jan-2010

Validated on 16 Dec 2013

Customer:
Whirlpool Corporation

Industry:
Electronics

Deployment country:
United States

Solution:
BA - Business Intelligence, Business Performance Transformation, Data Warehouse, Optimizing IT, Service Management, Smarter Planet, Transforming Business

Smarter Planet:
Smarter Infrastructure

Overview

Whirlpool Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of more than US$18 billion, more than 73,000 employees and more than 70 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world.

Business need:
Whirlpool needed to not only consolidate its global business processes, but also integrate them to deliver maximum efficiency through its entire value chain.

Solution:
Whirlpool engaged IBM Global Business Services® to reconstitute its fragmented business processes with best practices across all of its processes and lines of business.

Benefits:
Substantial reduction in finished goods inventory; faster product development cycles; improved ability to focus on the most profitable products and features; more effective allocation of trade partner incentives

Video

Whirlpool engaged IBM Global Business Services to reconstitute its fragmented business processes with best practices across all of its processes and lines of business.



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