Tim Hortons Base CaseBy Mel Duvall | Posted 2006-11-21 Email Print
The Canadian restaurant chain now opens new stores in 360 days instead of 390. But first it had to get over some hurdles working with project management software.
Tim Hortons Base Case
Headquarters: 874 Sinclair Rd., Oakville, Ontario, Canada L6H 2YR
Phone: (905) 845-6511
Business: A restaurant chain specializing in donuts and coffee. Operates 2,600 stores in Canada and
300 in the U.S.
Chairman and co-founder: Ron Joyce (co-founded chain with hockey legend Tim Horton)
Vice President, Engineering: Dan Dominick
Financials in 2005: $1.37 billion (U.S.) in revenue; $172 million in profit.
Challenge: Manage an increasing number of construction projects as the company looks to expand aggressively across Canada and into new U.S. markets.