Return your investment less than in a year?

Learn from a metal door factory success story.

The challenge:

Work orders, instructions and payroll documents piled up because of manual data entry into the system. Therfore the company lacked real-time information about their production process.

Saku Metall

Key challenging issues

  • Delays in data

    Due to complicated entry process, there was often a week-long backlog of crucial production related data.

  • Planning mismatch

    Due to lack of data the production plans were not aligned, leading to inefficient use of machinery and workforce.

  • How do we get paid?

    The paper documents also had information for salary calculations of Saku Metall workers. This created additional workload.

  • The data is only good if it is correct

    Implementation of the system had a strong human aspect. How to get everyone motivated to use the new tools?

Net Group response to the challenge

Workflow managemetn & live dashboards

Net Group created an ERP solution for seamless workflow management. It had role-specific dashboard views for all participants including a simple ticket system for line workers.

Value gained

  • Fast returns

    The investment was earned back in one year.

  • Better planning

    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 – workers of Saku Metall.

  • Innovation

    As data and knowledge accumulate, Saku Metall is now able to see the patterns in production so it can carry out better research and development for future.