Final Customer Purchasing from the Product Producer

Use Steps: Use steps include all the customer's value added activities or the consumption of the product itself. These steps include all the costs the customer incurs in employing the product in its intended use.

Resources: Reduce resources required for the use of the product

Time: Reduce the time the customer must spend with the product

B. Improve wait times in the process

Reduce wait times in the process
Speed the process

Coordinate members of the supply chain

No. SIC Year Note
1 2400 2002 Trex Co. has an advantage over rivals like U.S. Plastic Lumber Corp. and Advanced Environmental Technologies because of the long established network of plastic supply sources developed when the firm was a part of ExxonMobil Corp.
2 4221 2001 By loading an entire 110-car grain train at a single facility such as Alton's the railroad can operate the train intact from origin to destination without the costs and delays of switching cars. The system leads to faster trips and more efficient use of fuel.
3 4512 2004 Currently, 70% of Delta's passengers make connections through one of its domestic hubs. A large number of Delta's 4,500 daily flights are unprofitable. Like other big airlines. the company has subsidized many regional routes because they feed passengers into profitable connecting flights between hubs.
4 4841 2003 Comcast has tools to make sure its own cable modem service outperforms rivals. For example, Comcast will limit how much bandwidth AOL's subscribers will get via Comcast's network. Comcast wants to be sure it leaves plenty of capacity for Comcast customers.
5 5812 1988 Pizza Hut has an oven on wheels in some locations–the pizza is assembled, then cooked in the car as it is being delivered.

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