Fekra

Household Appliances

Lean Transformation

About the project

Footprint optimization and plant rationalization program for the largest household appliance manufacturer, merging two major assembly plants into one. Streamlining the organisational structure and manufacturing and logistics processes improved productivity by 25%, on-time performance by 50% relative to requested dates, reduced inventory from 46 to 18 days, and created incremental capacity for USD 20 million (COGS).

  • Industry: Appliances
  • Scope: manufacturing and supply-chain
  • Locations: China and USA
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Support: 120 days
  • Productivity: +25%
  • Delivery: +50% (on-time performance)
  • Inventory: -61%, from 46 to 18 days (DSI)
  • Capacity: +20% (USD 20 million COGS)
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