Key challenging issues
Delays in data
Due to the complicated entry process, there was often a week-long backlog of crucial production-related data.
Due to a lack of data, production plans were not aligned, leading to inefficient use of equipment and labour
How do we get paid?
Paper documents also had information on salary calculations of Saku Metall workers. This created additional work.
Data is only good if it is correct
Implementation of the system had a strong human aspect. How can you get everyone motivated to use the new tools?
Net Group response
Seamless new system
Net Group helped turn Saku Metall into a digital industrial powerhouse, transforming the company step by step, so that its activities were not disrupted during the initial 6-month implementation period. As a result, an ERP solution for seamless workflow management allowed multiple users to fulfill joint tasks. The system had role-specific dashboard views for all participants, including a simple ticket system for line workers.
The investment was recovered in one year.
Saku Metall can make informed decisions about production and workforce development.
Real people on board
By understanding the human factor, Net Group tested the product and gathered real life feedback from end-users – the workers of Saku Metall.
As data and knowledge accumulate, Saku Metall is now able to see patterns in production so that it can carry out better research and development for the future.