Analysis Of Facility Relocation Strategies

This paper presents an analysis of facility relocation strategies. The stimulants of facility relocation (what gives birth to facility relocation strategies) are presented. The various considerations that Production or operations managers (P/OMs) should make when taking a strategy to relocate their facilities. The various tools used by the P/OMs are stated but not discussed. This is a foundational guide to analyzing relocation strategies. Facility relocation strategies are considered as those decisions made by P/OM to move an existing facility to a new area due to the various reasons that may stimulate that movement. The conclusion of this paper is that the analysis of facility relocation strategies is important for business success and as such P/OMs must take time to analyze these strategies.

About tafadzwamagejo

Tafadzwa Magejo is a confident, hardworking and highly self-motivated production manager /manufacturing engineer/ project manager/business improvement enthusiast/systems architect and analyst with a precise mix of technical, financial and leadership skills. My main interests are project management, business process reengineering/optimization and systems engineering. I have more than 6 years post graduate experience in the manufacturing industry, spanning the following industries: printing and packaging industries (tissue manufacturing and conversion, newspaper and stationery printing and envelope manufacturing); Plastics conversion industries (plastic pipe extrusion, sewer component injection moulding, ball point pen component extrusion, molding and assembly).
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