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Hazel Case Study

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Hazel Case

1. Hazel is the operations manager of her business. Among her responsibilities are forecasting, inventory management, scheduling, quality assurance, and maintenance.
a.What kinds of things would likely require forecasts?

⑴ Estimate the entire cost:
Items | Price | Quantity | Total Cost |
Lawn Mower | $150 | 1 | $150 |
Edger | $70 | 1 | $70 |
Hand Tools(Rake、grass cutter,etc.) | $80 | 1 | $80 |
Truck and Trailer | $40 | 1 | $40 |
Chemicals | $50 | 1 | $50 |
Seeds | $50 | 1 | $50 |

⑵ Weather and Climate Condition

⑶ The demand of law mowing services.
Estimate market demand.
Defined Customer Group: Customers who need the lawn mowing services ...view middle of the document...

Rakes, pruners, gloves, leaf and clippings bags, shovels and other hand tools are necessary for a lawn service. For each job you do, you may have to purchase a new hand tool, which will give you the tools necessary to do similar jobs in the future.

Truck and Trailer
A truck to carry your equipment is necessary to starting a lawn service. As you buy more tools and equipment, you may need a trailer to help you carry them around from job to job. Your truck should ideally have a long bed and a bed liner of some type. Lawn service trucks see heavy usage and receive significant amounts of wear and tear.

You should also purchase herbicides, fungicides and other chemicals to help lawns stay healthy. If you’re going to provide organic lawn care, you may need to complete a green training course for lawn care providers.

Grass seeds

c. What scheduling must she do? What things might occur to disrupt schedules and cause Hazel to reschedule?

It depends upon the demand of the customers, but Hazel will schedule weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly lawn maintenance service throughout the year to keep the lawn and garden in optimum condition through the winter, nourish it for a new season in the spring, maintain it during the hot summers, and prepare it for cooler temperatures in the fall.

Season | Services | Frequency |
Winter: November, December,
January, February | Winter lawn maintenance. * Raking leaves. * Over seeding with winter rye. * Good time to mulch beds. * Scheduling for top dressing lawns. | Mowing: monthly and 
bi-weekly |
Spring: March | Spring lawn maintenance. * Scalp the lawn to cut off the winter kill of the grass blade. * Aerate lawns. * Fertilize lawn and landscape. * Clean up or install new flower beds. Cutting lawns.  * Mulching and picking up spring leaves. * Landscape and grass installation. | Mowin |

Summer: April, May, June, July, and August | Summer lawn maintenance: * Mowing lawns. * Aerate lawns. * Check for insects and diseases in the lawn. * Water only in the early morning hours to prevent fungus growth in your lawn. * Landscape and grass installation. | Mowing: weekly is recommended however we do offer bi-weekly schedules. |
Fall: September and October  | Fall lawn maintenance: * Start planning for the fall. * Aerate lawns. * Schedule color changes. * Over seeding with rye seed which will last all winter long. | Mowing: weekly is recommended however we do offer bi-weekly schedules. |

Lawn Maintenance:
January and February at least one time a month. March, November and December, bi-weekly. April through October maintenance on lawns is weekly.

We like to fertilize three times a year with a professional grade fertilizer.

This is best done in the spring and fall.

All bushes are different in how they grow. Most bushes need to be trimmed every two months. We can put together a program to fit your needs.


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