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Kenwood Appliances (HK) Limited

1.5 Times Delivery On-Time Through New MRP

Industry: Electronics and Electrical Appliances
Service: LEAN 6 Sigma/ BPI

Kenwood Electronics (Hong Kong) Limited is a subsidiary of Kenwood Corporation in Japan. Its philosophy is to provide high quality product and services for its customers and business partners. To further improve delivery efficiency, Kenwood invited TQM who has achieved splendid results in LEAN Manufacturing to help improve production plan and material control process.

Project Scope

  • Improve production scheduling & material planning

  • Ensure rapid responses to fine-tune merchandising process

  • Improve supplier management though authority allocation

  • Provide training &coaching for implementation

  • Facilitate continuous improvement culture

 

Achievements

  • Increased on-time delivery rate by over 50%

  • Provided trainings to purchasing department on planning & MRP

  • Enhanced supplier management system

  • Improved the accuracy of estimation on materials consumption

  • Eliminated non-value adding activities

  • Reduced the cycle time of materials storage

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