THE TRIGON CORPORATION
THE INDUSTRY AND COMPANY BACKGROUND
The Trigon Corporation is a manufacturer of packaging materials for several food, medical, and industrial applications. The company buys raw materials from large plastics manufacturers in the United States, converts and prints the materials, and sells the finished products to large and small customers throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Most customers order custom-printed items displaying their name. In many cases, they have from 3 to 20 different types of items to be custom-printed. Companies that co-pack may also have several private labels for any number of their customers. Furthermore, with over 20 different raw material products to work with, the number of unique items supplied to even one customer can be in the hundreds.
1. Identify Trigon Corporation’s critical success factors and primary objectives.
2. What types of information might be helpful in evaluating these objectives?
3. Analyse the current system and identify specific weaknesses that must be addressed by a new improved system. As part of your analysis, prepare data flow diagrams (context, logical and physical) and a document flowchart of the current system.
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