Essay about Mcdonalds Supply Chain Strategy

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Company Introduction.
McDonalds is a fast food chain with restaurants all over the world. McDonalds is world’s leading food service retailer with more than 31,000 restaurants in 119 countries serving more than 50 million customers each day.
In India, McDonalds is a joint-venture company managed by two Indians. While Amit Jatia, M.D. Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt.Ltd owns the spearheads McDonalds in west and south India, McDonalds restaurants in north and east India are owned and managed by Vikram Bhakshi’s Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt.Ltd. Celebrating over 12 years of leadership in food
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All suppliers adhere to Indian government regulations on food, health and hygiene while continuously maintaining McDonald's recognized standards. As the ingredients move from farms to processing plants to the restaurant, McDonald's Quality Inspection Programme (QIP) carries out quality checks at over 20 different points in the Cold Chain system. Setting up of the Cold Chain has also enabled it to cut down on operational wastage

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a systematic approach to food safety that emphasizes prevention within its suppliers' facility and restaurants rather than detection through inspection of illness or presence of microbiological data. Based on HACCP guidelines, control points and critical control points for all McDonald's major food processing plants and restaurants in India have been identified. The limits have been established for those followed by monitoring, recording and correcting any deviations. The HACCP verification is done at least twice in a year and certified.

1. Dynamix Dairy Industries (Supplier of Cheese):

Dynamix has brought immense benefits to farmers in Baramati, Maharashtra by setting up a network of milk collection centres equipped with bulk coolers. Easy accessibility has enabled farmers augment their income by finding a new market for surplus milk. The factory has: * Fully automatic international standard processing facility.