Btec Business Level 3 Unit 2 P3 – Describe the Main Physical and Technological Resources Required in the Operation of a Selection Organization

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Coca Cola
Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines in more than 200 countries. Coca Cola was invented in May 1886 by Doctor John Pemberton a pharmacist from Atlanta, Georgia. John Pemberton concocted the Coca Cola formula in a three legged brass kettle in his backyard. The name was a suggestion given by John Pemberton's bookkeeper Frank Robinson.
The company Coca Cola produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers (a company that bottles beverages as part of a manufacturing process).throughout the world. The bottlers, who hold territorially exclusive contracts with the company, produce finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate in combination with
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The warehouse has grown from a bulk storage facility housing only Wakefield-produced drinks, to a regional service centre for handling products from regions across the UK. It is now the largest of six bottling plants across the UK. Coca Cola Enterprise is a UK-based subsidiary of Coca-Cola Enterprises and has six manufacturing plants in the UK and distributes around 250 million cases of soft drinks every year. Additionally, high-tech machinery at Wakefield enables cans to be produced faster than the eye can see. The plant is capable of producing up to 4,000 330ml cans a minute and 3,280 bottles – ranging from 500ml to 3l – of soft drinks a minute across nine lines. The factory also boasts the fastest 2l bottle production line in the world. In total the facility has storage space for 25,000 pallets and approximately 250 lorries leave daily.
Equipment including ICT
CCE have some of the best in the world just as I’ve mentioned before about how the factory in Wakefield allows cans to be produced faster than the eye can see and also how the factory has the fastest 2l bottle production line in the world. But in terms of ICT, CCE use it to avoid delays and disruption of delivery schedules, the company has introduced change management and version control software for all industrial programmable devices at the manufacturing plant, which has also
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