Standardized and automated processes : KPIT’s solution enabled flexibility in the customer’s business operations and infused operational agility. By installing and configuring the device and sensors, real-time data from sensors enabled monitoring and improving process efficiency, thereby standardizing the process
Improved productivity : KPIT’s solution improved employee shipment tracking process, reduced traffic and eliminated random check for order arrivals thereby enhancing organizational productivity. With IoT, employees are notified when order leaves the warehouse 30 min. away and when their order is ready for pickup. Mailroom employees were repurposed from emailing employees about when an order arrives to taking orders.
Cost and time savings : The enhanced process efficiencies, productivity and asset utilization resulted in reduced costs and time. Devices and sensors eliminated manual checking of bins for decal levels, reduced reorder time to supplier and improved communication between pickers and buyers while enriching inventory levels within the bins which enabled faster creation of bicycles.
Reduced risk of missing a reorder : In the existing system, pickers had to notify buyers of shortages via email. This was a tedious process with long lead times on decals and there was risk of missing a reorder. KPIT’s solution enabled auto creating purchase order with automation for the buyer that abridged risk of missing a reorder
Enhanced asset utilization : With improved employee shipment tracking and by auto creating purchase order, they could easily track shipment and run preventive maintenance on critical purchase orders to improve throughput and utilization. Manual checking time was repurposed with other value add work.
Clutter-free mail room space : The automated process reduced human intervention, diminished the need for the mailroom employee to put orders away, thus allowing better mailroom maintenance and utilization