Case | HBS Case Collection | May 1988 (Revised July 2011)

National Cranberry Cooperative, 1996

by Roy D. Shapiro

Abstract

Describes the continuous flow process used to process cranberries into juice and/or sauce. Requires student to analyze process flows to determine where the bottlenecks are and to decide how, and whether, to expand capacity. Original version written by J.G. Miller and R.P. Olson.

Keywords: Logistics; Performance Capacity; Performance Improvement; Supply Chain; Mathematical Methods; Cost vs Benefits; Production;

Citation:

Shapiro, Roy D. "National Cranberry Cooperative, 1996." Harvard Business School Case 688-122, May 1988. (Revised July 2011.)