A popular fixture since they first
opened there doors on Grafton Street in
1977, McDonald's now has 68 restaurants
in the South of Ireland with 30 in
Dublin and 38 around the country. Of
that number 48 are franchised to 30
franchisees and the remainder are owned
by the company. In total their
restaurants directly employ over 4,000
people with a significant number of jobs
also generated by companies who form
part of their supply chain.
The solution involved the high speed
scanning and indexing of all incoming
invoices, The Documents are stored on a
secure NT Server, using existing NT
Security polices. Staff can instantly
retrieve any invoice; they can find all
Documents relating to a supplier by
entering the invoice details. By
implementing this solution McDonald’s
have realised the following benefits.
Increased Productivity, staff in the
financial department can instantly
access any invoice from their PC.
No Misplaced or lost Files.
More space, filling cabinets have been
replaced; a 40gb Hard Drive can hold
Reduced Information Distribution Costs;
Photocopying and faxing have now been
replaced by email.
Improved Disaster Recovery Plan: Paper
based Documents have been backed up.
Easier Collaboration between Staff and
A better and more efficient service to
Better Security, only personnel who have
the relevant security rights can access
Less Physical Storage Space is required
at their Head office