Case Studies

Aerospace Industry

  • Integration of 18 sites and 3 distinct business segments resulting in publication in: Management Today Winter 2012, “The Key Link”. Increased stock turns by 30% with Revenue up 40% resulting in publication of “The Right Inventory at the Right Time” in the July 2006 edition of The Manufacturer.
  • Full Supply Chain Integration with World Class metrics across organization. Increased customer satisfaction through better “On Time and In Full” deliveries by 25%. Successfully reduced materials spend by 5% p.a. through Global Purchasing initiatives. Increased stock turns by 30% with Revenue output up 40% resulting in publication of “The Right Inventory at the Right Time” in the July 2006 edition of The Manufacturer.

Process Industry

  • Supply chain appraisal and facilitation for an acrylics manufacturer resulting in $756,000 spend reduction, working capital reduction of $1.8M and external fixed costs $550,000.
  • Re-Structured National Oil & Gas Organization is sync with World Class Supply Chain objectives. Increased productivity in the meter division > 200% in 3 months by utilizing continuous flow mfg. US Business Review April 2007, “Back to Basics in a Growing Global Economy”
  • 5S and SMED projects for a high volume filling operation increasing equipment efficiency by 9%, reducing overall costs by 13% and saving $400,000 in interplant shipping.
  • Full supply chain study including time flow process mapping for a high volume manufacturing and distribution center which reduced cycle time by 50%, fixed costs by $2.2 million and increased top line sales by $3 million.
  • Installed SAP with WMS and incorporated bar coding in 4 SBU’s for high volume chemical processing plant which reduced overtime costs by $435,000, increased customer satisfaction by 30% with on-time deliveries and reduced lead time by four weeks.

 

Electronics Industry

  • Product line supply chain study high volume manufacturing and distribution center which reduced cycle time by 50%, fixed costs by $2.2M and increased top line sales by $3M.
  • Increased productivity by 278% by conducting a workflow study, which eliminated waste of movement. Reduced cycle time by 50% by analyzing the total supply chain for lead times and order quantities.
  • Reduced individual average labor costs by 32%. Increased EBIT by 7% by reducing cycle time, quick delivery to market and increased top line sales. MTO vs. MTS strategy reduced Inventory 40% after materials analysis on forecasted and historical data.