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Filed in Casebook 2012

Saturday, October 22, 2011

M/D Totco’s newly upgraded 10,000-SKU, multi-purpose parts warehouse increased order accuracy from 98% to 99.5%.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:46 PM

After a manufacturer of earth-moving equipment experienced a spike in demand, it sought a heavy-duty plastic bin system and supplier. The solution addressed the company’s concerns about small parts inventory, organization and distribution throughout its manufacturing facilities. The company explained its need for a new inventory system consisting of a very large variety of bin sizes and colors to sort, organize and transport literally millions of small parts. The supplier’s ability to meet deadline commitments was crucial. If incoming parts arrived before the bins were available, it could have been disastrous.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:43 PM

Company once scrambling to keep up lets the DC do the work by itself.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:40 PM

Programmable suite of dock gear improves safety, reliability.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:17 PM

New dock doors resist lift truck impacts as well as hurricane-force winds.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:16 PM

Pharmaceutical company keeps contamination out and heat in with dock seals.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:14 PM

Mobile powered workstations bring improvements to Mississippi assembly plants.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:12 PM

Automated bar coding the secret ingredient for inventory accuracy and production tracking.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:11 PM

Rolled out in 18 months, software helps distributor improve productivity by 35%.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:09 PM

A customer’s internal audit double-checked results to confirm perfect reports.
Posted on 10/22 at 12:06 PM

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