2 IntroductionYum was the parent company of several restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, which improves them and expand in more area in China.Sam Su is the Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands China Division and Vice-Chairman of Yum!Yum was the largest restaurant company in the world in terms of the number of units.
5 Yum’s GoalTo become the best restaurant company not only in China but the worldIncrease market share by opening up whole countrySource from China whenever possible
6 ConstraintsFast food industry is associated with obesity, and China’s obesity problem is growing swiftlyNot enough supply capability exists to cover business needs completelyInfrastructure problems: The roads in China are in poor condition during winter months.Work Force
7 Main Problemmajor problem is that food production in China is still highly variable, and there is inconsistency within the supply chain.Lack of supply for Dairy Product.Obesity is Yet another potential problem.
8 Alternatives Invest in a small number of large sources. Invest in many different sources based on the tier system that Yum has established.A third alternative would be outsourcing most of Yum’s supply needs.
9 Implementation Steps to implement the best alternative: splitting up the supply chain into regionshiring consulting teams for each regioncontinue building a better storage system to aid in transportation of supply.
10 ConclusionYum! China have all the right direction towards their goal, only the supply constraints are cutting the way. However, the restaurants led by Yum! Are growing rapidly and out growing other competitors in China. In the Future, Yum! Planning to reach 800 million by 2025 in economic standing.