The Role of the Stores Function in the Effectiveness of Poultry Breeding Companies: A Case Study of Ugachick Poultry Breeders

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION i

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES vii

LIST OF FIGURE x

LIST OF ACRONYMS xi

ABSTRACT xii

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.2 The Problem Statement 2

1.3 Purpose of the Study 3

1.4 Objectives of the study 3

1.5 Research questions 3

1.6 Scope of the study 3

1.7 Significance of the study 4

CHAPTER TWO 5

STUDY LITERATURE 5

2.1 Introduction 5

2.2 Literature review 5

2.2.1 Stores techniques and practices 5

2.2.2 Stores Quality Management Systems (SQMS) 10

2.2.3. Stores technology and equipment 17

2.3 Conceptual Framework 25

CHAPTER THREE 27

METHODOLOGY 27

3 .Olntroduction 27

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3.lResearch design .27

3.2 Study population 27

3.3 Sample size and selection 27

3.4 Sources of data collection 28

3.5 Methods of data collection 28

3.6 Data collection instruments 29

Data collection instruments used included: questionnaires and interview guide 29

3.7 Reliability and Validity of the instruments 30

3.6 Data processing, analysis and interpretation 30

3.7 Data presentation and analysis 30

3.8 Limitations of the study 31

CHAPTER FOUR 32

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS 32

4.0 Introduction 32

4.1 Bio Data 32

4.2 Storage techniques and practices in Ugachick Poultry Breeders 35

4.3 Stores Quality Management Systems (SQMS) Ugachick Poultry Breeders 41

4.4 Stores technology and equipment 45

CHAPTER FIVE 49

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 49

5.0 Introduction 49

5.1 Summary of the findings 49

5.1.1 Storage techniques and practices in Ugachi ck Poultry Breeders 49

5.1.1 Stores Quality Management Systems (SQMS) Ugachick Poultry Breeders 49

5.1.3 Stores technology and equipment 49

5.2 Conclusion 50

5.3 Recommendations 50

APPENDIX 1 53

QUESTIONAIRE 53 

ABSTRACT The study established the role of the stores function in the effectiveness of poultry breeding companies with specific reference to Ugachick poultry breeders. The study was guided by the following objectives; to examine the contribution of stores techniques, and practices to the effectiveness, evaluate how stores quality management systems have affected the effectiveness of and examine how stores technology and equipment relate to the effectiveness of Ugachick Poultry Breeders. The study adopted a descriptive study. A sample size of 50 individuals was selected to represent 70 target respondents from the 1000 workers. The study used both surveys and interview. The study findings revealed a number of storage techniques and practices in Ugachick Poultry Breeders. These included the following Minimum-Maximum inventory Just In-Time, Inventory recording technique, ABC stores analysis and Materials requirements planning (MRP) improves on stores efficiency. The study findings also revealed that Standardized Systems of Ugachick Poultry Breeders improve stores efficiency, Total Quality Management (TQM) reduces inventory duplication, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), improves on resource utilization, Stores Standards of quality improves on profitability, Quality Council trims inventory duplication, Me ~Lsure and compare stores improves resource utilization and Stores Quality Management Systems (SQMS), improve on profitability, improve resource utilization, improve efficiency, and reduce on inventory duplication. Lastly, the study revealed that Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) at Ugachick Poultry Breeders boosts profitability, Warehouse Management Systems (WIVIS) improves efficiency, Bar coding System reduces on costs and inventory duplication, Electronic Data Interchange improves on efficiency in store activities and Stores technology and equipment in Ugachick Poultry Breeders reduces on inventory costs, duplication, improves on profitability, resource utilization and efficiency. In conclusion therefore the study identified positive relationships between store functions and the effectiveness of the Poultry Breeding companies. Ugachick Poultry Breeders should forecast market for its products so that it stocks enough inventories to avoid under stocks and reduce on damaged inventory.

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JOAN, N (2022). The Role of the Stores Function in the Effectiveness of Poultry Breeding Companies: A Case Study of Ugachick Poultry Breeders. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-stores-function-in-the-effectiveness-of-poultry-breeding-companies-a-case-study-of-ugachick-poultry-breeders

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JOAN, NYANGOMA "The Role of the Stores Function in the Effectiveness of Poultry Breeding Companies: A Case Study of Ugachick Poultry Breeders" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-stores-function-in-the-effectiveness-of-poultry-breeding-companies-a-case-study-of-ugachick-poultry-breeders. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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JOAN, NYANGOMA . "The Role of the Stores Function in the Effectiveness of Poultry Breeding Companies: A Case Study of Ugachick Poultry Breeders". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022. Web. 27 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-stores-function-in-the-effectiveness-of-poultry-breeding-companies-a-case-study-of-ugachick-poultry-breeders >.

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JOAN, NYANGOMA . "The Role of the Stores Function in the Effectiveness of Poultry Breeding Companies: A Case Study of Ugachick Poultry Breeders" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 27, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-stores-function-in-the-effectiveness-of-poultry-breeding-companies-a-case-study-of-ugachick-poultry-breeders