Evaluation of Competitive Ability – Implementation of Potential for Improvement
The customer’s initial situation when granting this order was as follows: Rising price and cost pressure, an increasing number of product launches and mounting production volumes at a technology corporation in the security technology sector made an assessment of production operation necessary in addition to the related implementation of improvement measures.
- Performing an assessment of the production location consisting of the product range, staff, production, logistics, order processing, procurement and administration
- Analysing cost structures and calculations
- Developing potential for optimization
- Implementing optimisation measures
Result / Success
With the comprehensive assessment including appropriate benchmarking, it was possible to set up concrete potential improvements and a corresponding implementation program. The introduction of an improved product and project cost calculation, the creation of flexible and efficient production and the expansion and reinforcement of a new customer segment offset the high price and cost pressure on the market.