May. 10, 2017
Summit, with two divisions serving custom protective packaging and contract packaging services for electronics, automotive and consumer goods companies, was challenged by a lack of customer forecasts. Implementing PackManager company-wide in a Lean, continuous improvement mode helped Summit improve its just-in-time environment, optimizing production and reducing waste by $2 million. Summit’s on time in full (OTIF) rate has also risen from 80 percent to 99.7%.