Inter-American Supply Chain Forum 2012. John Meszaros VP, Supply Chain Management Carnival Corporation & plc. Carnival Corporation and plc own and operate 10 cruise brands that are managed by 6 Operating Companies around the world. 2011 revenue: $15.8 billion USD
VP, Supply Chain ManagementCarnival Corporation & plc.
Carnival Corporation and plc own and operate 10 cruise brands that are managed by 6 Operating Companies around the world.
Brand Vessels Main Market 23 North America 16 North America 15 North America 6 North America
World-Wide 3 North America United Kingdom
Brand Vessels Main Market
14 Europe, China 7 United Kingdom 8 Germany
4 Australia and New Zealand
3 Spain - Europe
Total ships – 99 Ships
The Supply Chain Teams in the Cruise Industry have many customers.
The “Ultimate Customers” are our Guests on the Ships !!
Our Guests look forward to their hard-earned vacations and expect a spectacular experience.
If SCM fails for a cruise ship and causes ship delays – the experience will be terrible and costly for the company.
Each ship must have over 5000 items on contract ready to order each week from hundreds of vendors in dozens of Ports.
A single 7 Day Cruise consumption facts:
We have over a Million parts in our Technical Data Bases.
Each ship has many thousands of replacement parts, consumable items and services that are needed to keep the ship in excellent running condition.
Pots & Pans
Silver Plate Flatware
Foil & Films
104-day World Cruise
7-day Repetitive Cruise
10 Hours from dock to departure
Customs and Immigration clearance
6000 Guest bags are off loaded
Trash off loaded
300 pallets of Food, Beverage, Hotel, Tech supplies are loaded
6000 Guest bags are loaded
Final check and departure
1000 Metric Tons of Fuel is loaded
How do we service our Guest’s needs to get such High Approval and Satisfaction ratings?
Purchasing Teamsof Brands
Strategic and Global Souring Functions