It always takes longer than you think
Few people are good at accurately estimating time, whether that's time needed to complete a task or time spent performing a step in a process. This is true of companies as well. Take a simple task such as retrieving a controlled item a labeling worker needs to decorate a run of cans. This process may seemingly take only require a short walk to and from a supervised storage room to get the item, but there's a hidden cost.
With some simple assumptions we can see how quickly this adds up:
Standard, burdened hourly rates of line worker and tool room supervisor ($50/$25)
30 total minutes per checkout for both individuals
Multiple checkouts throughout multiple shifts
Cost per item use
Items used per shift
Shifts per Day
Daily labor cost of item use
THE PARCELL DIFFERENCE
By placing job items on the floor in the Smart Tool Crib, manufacturers can reduce labor cost of a process by 93%. They can also see the benefit of reducing issues caused by human error and inconsistency.
Daily labor cost of item use with Parcell Smart Tool Crib
REDUCE WAIT TIME
INCREASE INVENTORY ACCURACY
Parcell's provides smart, seamless and modular item management for manufacturers. Whether you're making drinks, vitamins, or rockets, we simplify the process of retrieving, tracking, and returning job items. Our Smart Tool Control platform is comprised of a suite of products that function independently and can also work together.