Case Study 2-05477
IET helped a client remain competitive in the high volume / low profit margin consumer packaging market.
B-Way is a manufacturer of metal cans of various sizes for a variety of paint, varnish and stain manufacturers.
IET engineers used work sampling to measure the different activities performed by the forklift drivers on all shifts in all production, warehouse and dock areas. By making changes to:
The number of forklift drivers was able to be reduced to 27 across all three shifts. That equals a savings of 10 drivers. Three leased forklifts were able to be removed from the fleet and safety was improved for production operators.