“Our traditional model would be to ship from stock,” said Maeyaert, “where the customer would place an order, and we would fulfill from a warehouse at a very high rate.” With such increasing demand, this traditional model showed its shortcomings. It caused Vista Outdoor to jump in and perform manual work to fulfill orders as quickly as possible. Simply put, Vista Outdoor needed a process that was sustainable and efficient.
McElroy Manufacturing’s infinite capacity planning system was not doing the job. After hearing about our proven expertise in Theory of Constraints consulting, they got in touch with the On-Time Edge Team. We helped them both implement the planning system itself, and all of the accompanying process. For McElroy, it’s become a near organizational-wide philosophy that extends from the shop floor all the way through customer expectations.