Team # 106 -- Altoona Physical Plant Supply Distribution Team
Altoona College

July 1994


To improve distribution of supplies to campus offices.

Team Membership

  • Rick Wareham, Sponsor
  • Frank Ciccarella, Leader
  • Bill Englebret, Facilitator
  • Chuck Kormanski, Facilitator

Results Achieved to Date

  • Distribution of supplies improved through standardization of cleaning products, reducing the order form from 5 pages to one, & reducing delivery time from 4 days to 2.

    Uniform Products - installation of 13 solutions centers. Only 10 regular standard cleaning products now being used. Overall costs reduced by using standard products.

    Well stocked warehouse - All products used are in one warehouse row. There are 2-3 weeks of stock on hand. All janitor closets are now secure.

    Regular ordering - The order form was reduced from 5 pages to 1 page. One a month order process has begun.

    Timely deliveries - Delivery time has been reduced from an average of 4 days to 2 days or less. The second trek now makes deliveries. A complete new key system has been installed.




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