Key challenging issues
Delays in data
Due to complicated entry process, there was often a week-long backlog of crucial production related data.
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.
The investment was earned back 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 – workers of Saku Metall.
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.