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Tesco operations Operations are a main department of Tesco because it is what they do to keep their business running. They do a lot of different activities to Cadbury as they run a completely different business. Their activities are buying, distribution and in store activities. Tesco's operations consist of buying their products and then distributing it to their branches and then finally selling it in their stores and keep customers happy. Buying is a very important operation for Tesco because if they didn't there would be no stock to sell. They have to be able to buy the products cheap to make a profit and sell it off for a bit more. To know what to buy and what the customers want they have to research on the customers needs this way both the company and customers will be happy. ...read more.

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They also need to put some in charge of arranging time and dates of deliveries. This means they have to get their deliveries delivered at the right time and at the right place. This will be very beneficial as they will get their stock on time and they will be able to put in on shelves for customers to buy, this way the customers will be happy and will tell other people that Tesco is the best place to go to. Tesco needs good scouts who will find the best deals so the company will make some good profit. E.g. if there was two people selling products and one was cheap but it was of a bad quality and the other was of a slightly higher price but of higher quality customers would buy the more higher quality because they wouldn't be bothered to pay slightly more for the higher quality product. ...read more.

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Instead of just ordering one product with not much of the lorry full they have a lorry full of all the different stock they need to be efficient as possible. They need to make sure they order from the correct distribution centre otherwise it will complicate things and the progress will become slow. Distributing smaller quantities of these goods in lorries to stores throughout the UK wastes time as they will need to other products this will cost extra money as the lorries will need to go to and from the places. They would rather get lots of their products they need in one lorry as this saves them money and lorries do not to come to Tesco and go back to their distribution centres. Tesco could also use just in time stock control which is getting stock when they need it and put it straight on the shelves for customers to buy. Sajid Rahman 10j AGA ...read more.

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