Network Strategy and Channel Fulfillment
With the right supply chain network strategy in place, you will be able to understand how your supply chain relates to your overall business strategy. You will be able to more easily integrate supply chain initiatives which drive operational excellence. Our consultants will help you determine the optimal strategy for executing in your supply chain based on service level, product mix and customer mix.
Labor Standards Database
Today’s supply chain leaders require real-time visibility to labor performance metrics to ensure productivity and profitability targets are attained in today’s omni-channel environment. enVista’s implementation of preferred work methods, in conjunction with a comprehensive change management training program, and accurate productivity goals based on industrial engineering principles form the foundation of a labor management program that help companies achieve increased performance and profitability.
Labor Value Assessment
enVista workforce assessments identify and quantify improvement opportunities and eliminate waste based on eVal deliverables, including: benchmarks against best in class supply chain labor management programs, process observations in distribution centers and supply chain inbound and outbound processes, Lean assessment of value add vs. non-value add, and return on investment model for implementation of a supply chain labor management program.
Workforce Management and Development
Using proven, Lean Six Sigma tools along with education and training, we work alongside your employees and subject matter experts. We use a collaborative, problem-solving approach to identify real opportunities and develop workable solutions. Then we test those solutions, scale them and implement.
Because your employees are involved at every step, the solutions are tailor-made to effectively free up once-wasted time, money or space. That converts once-wasted resources to cash, time or space, so you can reallocate them in the best way to maximize customer service, profitability and.
enVista’s Supply Chain Solutions practice provides a unique perspective on your supply chain execution performance through an Operations and Technology Performance Assessment. Our expert consultants can assess and quickly benchmark your operations against best in class performers. We have the experience and objectivity to spot quick hit tactical changes that deliver immediate productivity increases. Our consultants will not do this from afar. They will go into your facilities themselves to examine them and make their recommendations.
enVista’s Transformation Planning service will help you answer the question of why it is important to take action to change and start moving your supply chain in a different direction. Part of the process will be to assess your current activities to understand which of those need to stop or continue, and which potential new activities should start in order to best enable your team to pursue transformation strategy. Utilizing Transformation Planning helps align supply chain goals and KPIs with your organization’s future state requirements as well as plan those initiatives with focus and in a building block fashion.
Distributors are dealing with a rising number of SKUs and demanding customers, so they must search for meaningful ways to increase productivity in their distribution process. Distribution center optimization helps lower costs and maximize flexibility to meet evolving multi-channel requirements. This process will help you make the best financial decisions between lower capital investment solutions versus automated solutions that may require more capital but require less ongoing labor than the manual alternatives.
Lean Six Sigma Training
Today’s hyper-competitive environment requires a transformation in thinking throughout your organization. Lean Six Sigma principles are a proven method to enhance your competitiveness while removing unnecessary costs. Lean Six Sigma training is an investment in your valuable employees to better equip them to recognize the waste and variation that adds cost to your operation and prevents optimal service to your customers. These principles provide employees the ability to recognize inefficiencies that otherwise go hidden and lead to margin erosion.
Your company’s operations and the technology around them are constantly changing. Our material handling and equipment consulting experts can help you choose from a variety of MHE systems that are flexible and scalable to address those changes.
Material Flow Analysis
With enVista’s material flow analysis (MFA), your company will be able to design and implement improved distribution and manufacturing operations, processes and information systems that can reduce operating costs, improve customer service and ultimately improve profitability.
By partnering with enVista, you will have a supply chain partner who can clearly translate business requirements and strategy into a robust facility design solution that meets the needs of today, as well as the future. We will ensure your distribution center design drives out costs through productivity enhancements, optimizes the use of critical warehousing space, and enables operational flexibility to adapt to changing volumes and requirements.