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Detailed planning and tendering of the logistics areas for the site expansion of the electronics production of a smart home manufacturer

After the successful rough planning and conceptual design of the logistics areas and processes, the implementation experts of BLSG consistently accompanied the next phase of the site expansion of the electronics production of a household appliance manufacturer.
The planning of the functional areas and processes for storage and transport in coordination with the production, construction and logistics departments are prerequisites for the successful implementation of the site expansion. The integration of the new logistics and production areas and processes into the ongoing operations and a multiplication of the production volume within the next few years represent a particular challenge.
Based on a comprehensive analysis, the logistics areas and processes were defined, dimensioned and integrated into the planned overall layout. The BLSG experts specified requirements for the storage and transport technology in order to be able to optimally store and transport raw materials and finished goods and accompanied the tender and supplier selection.
The result: A detailed layout of all logistics areas, the definition of all logistics processes in the warehouse and in production in SAP EWM, and a complete specification for the tender of all required hardware and software form the basis for the realization of the successful site expansion.

Digital Shopfloorboard at Medical Technology Manufacturer

How does state-of-the-art shopfloor management work? Digital, of course! But depending on the existing system landscape, different technical solutions are possible. In this case, we decided to implement the board using the BI tool Jedox for a medium-sized medical technology manufacturer. In addition to its interfaces to the ERP system, Jedox also allows direct input via customized forms. So, a digital board can be created in a short time. It is capable to link data from various sources (e.g. ERP) with manual inputs. The board then displays live key figures for the department and the company as a whole, as well as centrally managed information such as intranet news or the cafeteria menu. In addition, department-specific entries can be made – so the board can also visualize a continuous improvement process. So tasks can be recorded, assigned and scheduled. The result is not only a modern and visually appealing solution – but also one that is highly accepted by employees in practice.
As a PA business unit, we offer our customers the advantage of being a one-stop shop for the design and implementation of such digitized solutions!

End-to-end process analysis in the context of an S4/HANA rollout

Any decision to roll out an ERP system has far-reaching consequences. First and foremost, it requires a high level of resources for implementation and high costs. But is the effort worth it? To find out for and with our customer, the BLSG consultants organized a series of workshops. In a review of all logistical and value-adding processes of the JIT/JIS automotive supplier, the project team defined all end-to-end processes covered in the ERP and evaluated the savings potential both monetarily and qualitatively. The process description also proved helpful in the subsequent rollout for qualification, testing and acceptance. So there were no obstacles in the way of a successful SAP implementation!

System supplier selection for a JIT/JIS 1st tier supplier for complete seats

As part of a greenfield planning project, the BLSG process experts assisted a JIT/JIS system supplier in selecting a system for the IT architecture consisting of ERP, MES and other IT systems. They focused on the development of a BIG Picture based on possible IT development scenarios. Many years of BLSG experience in the JIT/JIS environment were decisive in identifying the functional and non-functional process requirements for a future-proof shop-floor IT. Based on these criteria, a fit & gap analysis provided insight into possible systems and providers. The evaluation of implementation time and TCO supported the final decision.

Digitization in logistics – from project definition to trouble-free rollout

An Eastern European automotive plant is gearing up for e-mobility. In the course of this, an automated warehouse is being built. In the process, investments are being made in digitization. From goods receipt to the automated warehouse, via order picking on tugger trains to the production line, each package is seamlessly traceable and intelligently controlled. BLSG is playing a leading role on the board: We ensure that the various IT systems, from the retrieval system to the transport control system, the material flow computer of the automated warehouse and the warehouse management system, all work and interact smoothly with each other. BLSG consultants manage the project from order clarification via technical conception to implementation, including the following start-up support. In addition, we set up master data and logics in the systems and advise and qualify key users. This is how digitization works in practice!