(c) 2018 Quinn & Associates Inc
419 14th Street, Suite 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Solution Technology: Preactor
Impact Innovations Reduces Overtime and Improves Customer Service with Preactor
The company observed in the new plant that to make their customer commitments, significant overtime was required. Another factor that complicated the schedule was material supply. Some of the paper comes from outside the United States where 90 day lead time is typical. Any delay in shipment or customs needs to be accounted for quickly in order to advise the customer to impacts on the ship date of their order. Scheduling managed within Excel and was unsatisfactory.
Preactor 400 APS integrated with Syspro
- Quick assessment of schedule changes
- Better communications with customers
- Reduced overtime
“An important benefit to our operations was visibility that led to improved communications with our customers and to easily assess impacts of schedule changes. Another benefit was to our bottom line. Overtime was reduced.”
Impact Innovations has two arms to its business: seasonal and commercial. The seasonal business is comprised of décor, paper and fabric products, where Impact has become a premier trendsetter in the seasonal industry.
Equally successful is their commercial products division, where Impact has been a pioneer in the use of UV Printing.
About the Client
Productivity Improvement, Data Analytics, and Business Discovery