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Business 100: Products & Production

BUSINESS PLAN WRITING ASSIGNMENT:

In this part of the Business Plan you will cover:

  • Location
  • Production Process
  • Equipment
  • Transportation/Distribution
  • Quality Control

Production Process

Identify the production process that you will use to produce your product and consider your product layout.  

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IQS (Industrial Quick Search)

Location

LoopNet

LoopNet is the #1 commercial real estate service online, with more site traffic, more members, and more geographic coverage than any other company.

Describe the location of your plant/s.  What variables affected the selection of this location (tax advantages, cost of property etc.?)

Equipment

ThomasNet

Search ThomasNet to find manufacturers, distributors and service providers - from Actuators to Zirconium and everything in between.

Also includes:

Industry Market Trends 

delivers the latest developments, best practices and trends in the marketplace daily. IMT offers an insightful, thought-provoking and sometimes whimsical look at what keeps businesses and employees moving — and encourages readers to weigh in on topics with their own expertise and opinions.

MatMatch

Transportation/Distribution

How will you move your products from the factory to retail stores?  Review these options:

 

UPS (UPS: United Parcel Service)

or

 

Truck Paper

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Quality Control

Describe the process that you will use to make certain that your products meet or exceed quality standards in your industry.  (See text for models)