The Porfirio Essay

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For the data that was gathered in the Polaroid Corporation: European Distribution System case study there were multiple charts and exhibits that helped us understand the financial statements and geographic locations. These charts and exhibits included the Ten-year financial summary that were unaudited, the financial data by geographic area in the millions, the European distribution centers, polaroid corporation partial organization chart in 1990, destination of freight from Enscheda to European subsidiaries, European centralized distribution system cost and savings, the dollar value of Europe’s Net Inventories in millions, European Net Inventories by subsidiary as of end of the month of ...view middle of the document...

Profits were 150.2 million for United States and whereas Europe had 115 million. The total earnings before income taxes were 212.6 million in 1989 which is a tremendous spike from 1988. The total assets were 1,776.7 million dollars in 1989 which is a slight downward curve compared to the year before with 1,957.2 million dollars in total assets.
The map shown in Exhibit 3 are the distribution centers in Europe. There is a distribution center in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, UK, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain. The chart showing the Polaroid Corporation Partial Organization, intends to demonstrate who the company was managed by in 1990. The destination of freight from Enscheda to European Subsidiaries showed that Germany was number one, where 23 percent of the product ended its journey.
The total number of people before Centralization exhibited in exhibit 6 was 71 with the cost of $2,835. However after centralization of 8 people the cost dropped to $321 which represented an annual savings of $2,514. The dollar value of Europe’s Net Inventories in million was an average of 28.49 million, where October...

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