BY :<br />RISHABH SACHDEVA<br />BIIB(09-11)<br />
COMPANY PROFILE<br />Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd is a subsidiary of Japan based Kansai Paint Company Limited, which is one of the top ten coating companies in the world.<br />It is the second largest coating company in India and market leader in Industrial Coatings.<br />Turnover of $350 million.<br />
MAJOR DIVSIONS :<br />1. INDUSTRIAL PAINTS DIVISION – MAJOR SUPPLY T O <br /> AUTOMOBILE COMPANIES<br />2. DECORATIVE PAINTS DIVISION – INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR <br /> PAINT APPLICATIONS<br />MARKET LEADER IN INDUSTRIAL PAITNS WITH MARKET SAHRE <br />CLOSE TO 70%.<br />NUMBER OF SKUs – A TOTAL OF 10,000; ACTIVE – 3000.<br />
1976Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd. became a part of the Tata Forbes Group.
1983:Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd. Strengthened itself by entering in technical collaborated with Kansai Paint Co. Ltd, Japan and Nihon Tokushu Toryo Co. Ltd, Japan.
1999: Kansai Paint Co. Ltd, Japan took over the entire stake of Tata Forbes group and thus GNP became wholly owned subsidiary of Kansai Paint Company Ltd.</li></li></ul><li>Issues with supply chain<br />Lack of communication between dealers & depots.<br />Stock outs & piling up of inventory.<br />Manual handling of CPD i.e. central planning depot.<br />Lack of product availability & loss of sales.<br />Large number of sku’s 400-500.<br />Lack of vendor management.<br />Use of transaction based legacy system (UNIX Cobol system) <br />
Flowchart of the supply chain showing areas of problem <br />