Lynden Door manufactures wood flush interor doors for residential and architectural applications.
My next project will be to design and execute an integrated, multi-level comunications suite to interconnect our company, vendors, distributors and customers. From raw material suppliers around the world (but mainly in Cascadia) through rings that include: >associations, standards, certifiers (like FSC) and regulators >production equipment suppliers >manufacturing operations >HR >purchasing >finance >shipping >order entry & customer service >quality assurance >customer service >R+D >marketing and sales >enterprise distributor >independent distributor >independent manufacturer's agent >dealer >design channel (arch/designer/spec writer/developer/builder) >end users in North America and beyond (but mostly western N. Am.)
Objectives: commonality, single source, usability, transparency with constraints, collaboration, continuity of culture/brand, sense of unity, access to education and training, change notice dissemination, product knowledge, corporate communications, industry news, social networking
Phew! I've done tis before, but with a much bigger team than this time around. Any words from the wise? Software tips? Consultants?