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Mast Industries (Fast East) Limited

TQM Consultants Co., Ltd.

Generate Best Practices Across Continents

Industry: Textile and Apparels
Service: Supply Chain Management

Mast Industries (Far East) Limited (Mast) is one of the world’s largest contract manufacturers, importers, and distributors of apparel and multi-brand specialty retailers.

Mast consulted TQM for seeking improvement in the productivity of its sportswear purchasing operations in the Southeast Asia.

Project Scope

  • Liaise with US Mast consultants to identify improvement areas

  • Collect & analyze purchase information from Mast SE Asia

Achievements

  • Assisted in identifying 29 critical points of sport suits purchasing

  • Distinguished value-adding activities

  • Redesigned workflow to eliminate non-value adding activities & rectify bad working habits

  • Increased 20% time efficiency of purchasing personnel in SE Asia

  • Provided 32 practical solutions for further improvement practices