Adrian Tropical is a Dominican food restaurant located in the Dominican Republic opened since 1997. At the moment it has 4 restaurants located in different zones of Santo Domingo, D.R. and an operation and warehouse center called Operadora de Servicios Alimenticios, even though every restaurant has their own storage for their daily production.
For Adrian Tropical these are the following performance characteristics according to the cost factor:
Inventory: As they provide food to their final customers they apply First Expiry, First Out (FEFO) method, but at first used to apply First In, First Out (FIFO). At Operadora, they keep a high inventory as they are supposed to supply all the ingredients and pre-processed food to the four restaurants. On the contrary, the four restaurants keep a small and adapted inventory according to their demand.
Transportation: The company has three trucks to deliver all the goods to each restaurant. Operadora had defined a delivery time to each restaurant, the goods are delivered twice every day.
Facilities: At the moment, Adrian Tropical has a big Warehouse located nearby one of their restaurants that is in charge to receive raw materials that later will be delivered to the restaurants and also is an operation center where they pre-processed some of the food that they sell; and four restaurants that has small storages to supply their demand.
Information: The information flows between all the four restaurants and Operadora when they send the ordering request for all the goods they need. Also, there is an information flow between Operadora and all their suppliers in order to pre-processed the food that will be sent to the restaurants.