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.
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, or
over the web from any Restaurant.
Misplaced or lost Files.
More space, filling cabinets have
been replaced; a 40gb Hard Drive can
hold 1,000,000 Documents.
Reduced Information Distribution
Costs; Photocopying and faxing have
now been replaced by email.
Improved Disaster Recovery Plan:
Paper based Documents have been
Easier Collaboration between Staff
and other Customers.
better and more efficient service to
customers and suppliers.
Better Security, only personnel who
have the relevant security rights
can access documents.
Physical Storage Space is required
at their Head office.