This is one of the largest global manufacturers of industrial enzymes. The company is a recognized leader in biochemical development and supplies enzymes to many of the world’s largest detergent, grain and textile corporations.
The company had tripled in size in the previous two years, primarily through the acquisition of major production facilities.
The company had concentrated all of its efforts on improving its manufacturing technology and has been clearly recognized as the industry leader in production quality and costs. They had, however, neglected the creation of an effective supply chain, by which they could deliver quality products to the customer in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Inventory levels had grown well beyond acceptable levels. Distribution costs were excessive. Repacking and rework had become the order of the day. Most customer complaints were due to supply chain related problems.
We assisted this client with a design and an implementation of his global supply chain comprising several core components. Results are available on request.