Dirt Bikes

2089 Words Mar 11th, 2010 9 Pages
Table of Content Introduction……………………………………………………………………………2 Reasons of information system are so important for Dirt Bikes USA…………..3 The changes of the business function of Dirt Bikes USA………………………4 5 The Key management challenges involve in building, operating and maintain system information…………………………………………………………………………..…6 Recommendation of Dirt Bike’s information system………………………………7 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………..8 References…………………………………………………………………………….19 What is an information system? An information system can be defined technically as a set of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and distribute information to support decision making …show more content…
Dirt bikes can apply information system in his system like Wall-mart, the largest retailer on Earth, with the power of information system coupled with brilliant business practices and supportive management to achieve a world class operational efficiency. Wal-Mart using RetailLink system to link its suppliers to every Wal-Mart’s stores worldwide. As soon as customer purchases an item, the supplier monitoring the item knows to ship a replacement to the shelf. Dirt Bikes does not sell directly to retail customer, it relying on a network of 40 distributors. A small percentage of Dirt Bikes is export their motorcycles to Europe with independent distributor that sell other brands of motorcycles. Dirt bikes is using typical order system, the sales department must works closely with those Distributors. By using a better order system, it helps dirt bikes enhance its operation progress, the system will automated receive the order and telling the manager which distributor is ordering their products. Besides that, the system can auto inform the supplier of Dirt Bikes that the goods are sold. The supplier will know to ship a replacement for that. This system will reduce the human power and paper form for the production department of Dirt Bikes. Another example, Toyota, the largest auto maker in the world. “With the aids of information system, Toyota produces the vehicle based on actual customer orders rather than “best guesses”

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