Supply chain management: 2
Quality Management: 4
Process strategy: 6
Locations Strategy: 7
Layout Strategy: 8
Human Resources Strategy: 8
Inventory management: Questions 9
Short-term scheduling: 10
Maintenance and Reliability: 10
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) widely known as the world famous fast food restaurant that based in Louisville, Kentucky. KFC was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in 1952. But KFC rudiment should backward to 1930. At that time, Colonel Sanders run a restaurant at his hometown Kentucky. He study hard on fried chicken technologies, finally invented the 11 spices and unique cooking technologies secret recipe successfully. The secret recipe was continued to use until now. Fried chicken is KFC most popular products. Traditional method of making fried chicken was very time consuming, it takes around 30 minutes. The problem has been solved while Colonel found a unique method of making fried chicken by using pressure cooker. The fried chicken which was fried under pressure is the most delicious chicken he tasted and the KFC still maintained using pressure cooker until now. In 1950s, the 66 years old Colonel started sells the formula and the method to the interested restaurants around. In 1952, the first authorized KFC restaurants established. Surprisingly, within five years, the chain stores have developed to 400 in the United States and Canada. Nowadays, the image of Colonel Sanders with a business suit, white-haired and goatee has become the best symbol of international KFC brand. KFC has been the world biggest Fried chicken fast-food chain enterprise which has own more than 15,000 restaurants, over more than 100 countries.
In 1997 KFC was introduced in Pakistan when first branch was inaugurated in Gulshan e Iqbal Karachi then it became symbol of fast food in Pakistan extending its branches to 81 throughout the country and serving more than 2 million customers per month, KFC has been constantly introducing new products and opening new restaurants for its customers. Presently KFC is branched out in eighteen major cities of Pakistan (Karachi, Lahore, Gujranwala, and Sukkur & Muree)
Supply chain management:
How your supply chain is designed, how much percent raw material you make by yourself and how much you purchase, what are advantages of it?
KFC purchase almost all of its raw material from outside vendors like their major raw material which is chicken is purchased from the local vendors like big bird and Menu and for beverages they have contract with Pepsi and their potential supplier in this category is Sukkur beverages company, They also buy cheese from the local suppliers . KFC focuses on its core strength which is their special and secret recipe of making fried chicken and the other stuff is purchased and outsourced.