Three Ways SupplyOne Managed Services Help Manufacturers Achieve Their Sustainability Goals and Enhance Competitiveness

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There's a popular saying in the business world that goes, "waste not, want not." This is especially true in the manufacturing sector, where even a small percentage of lost efficiency or waste can lead to significant losses down the line. In other words, streamlining your operations and supply chain is essential for sustainable success. The goal is to produce more with less – in other words - increase output and maximize quality and efficiency while minimizing waste and environmental impact, all while protecting profitability. However, as compelling as these benefits are, supply chain challenges, labor issues, and escalating inflation continue to create challenges to achieving these goals.

The desire for more sustainable operations is why manufacturers and distributors are increasingly turning to SupplyOne for help to take their operations to the next level of growth. SupplyOne has an established track record of helping businesses enhance sustainability and performance through a combination of better packaging, economies of scale, process improvements, and labor-saving technologies. These capabilities are implemented through a suite of Managed Services that span every aspect of packaging ownership. As a result, SupplyOne's customers leverage the full breadth of SupplyOne's custom manufacturing capabilities, unparalleled network of 3000+ suppliers, and deep expertise in packaging design, packaging automation, logistics, and sustainability to gain more control over their packaging-related expenses and operations.

Greener Operations for a Greener Bottom Line

SupplyOne approaches each customer's business objectives with a complete perspective, from design and material selection and packaging-related processes to warehousing and distribution through end-of-life. SupplyOne's Packaging Specialists work with customers to understand their unique sustainability goals and prescribe a custom suite of services to achieve them. The recommendations result in custom eco-friendly packaging and purpose-built solutions to optimize each customer's operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and increase working capital. SupplyOne's material-and vendor-agnostic approach allows Packaging Specialists to identify and deliver the best possible solutions to meet each customer's individual needs.

Simplifying Complexity

The packaging supply chain is a complex system. SupplyOne's Packaging Specialists uncovers hidden costs and inefficiencies and simplify them for businesses across industry verticals, including manufacturing, food & beverage, medical & pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, electronics, and automotive sectors.

This truly sustainable approach saves time, resources, and money to yield new productivity and cash flow. The available services range from reengineering and design, specialty sourcing, back-office procurement-related activities, pre-shipping, and packaging automation to inventory management, 3PL, and logistics services. Examples of three Managed Services include inventory management, just-in-time delivery, and packaging reengineering and design.

  • Inventory Management service frees up space for growth while keeping inventory levels low and turns high. SupplyOne Packaging Specialists monitor inventory requirements and manage supplier quality and service to ensure customers have the right products for their applications when they need them. Less on hand in-process inventory minimizes spoiled and damaged packaging, can reduce waste and resource requirements associated with transportation and distribution.
  • Just-in-Time Delivery liberates working capital that would otherwise be consumed by storage and handling materials until they are needed for packaging and shipping. SupplyOne Packaging Specialists work with customers to ensure packaging materials are delivered on time and in sync with anticipated demand and production schedules.
  • Packaging Reengineering and Design SupplyOne's Packaging Engineers and Designers evaluate current packaging and redesign with end-of-life in mind, improving packaging reliability, durability, and protection to reduce the environmental impact, minimize waste, and extend product lifespan and shelf life.

There are more than 20 Managed Services to choose from. The services are complementary to customers who purchase from three or more product categories.Without SupplyOne

Close Partnership for Guaranteed Savings

SupplyOne also offers a unique partnership program, the Packaging Management Program (PMP), where SupplyOne conducts a comprehensive assessment of packaging operations, builds a plan to address each client's specific needs, and guarantees savings in writing. PMP packaging experts connect with the client's key team members to identify areas where too much time and money is spent on packaging and to implement solutions that streamline processes and meet sustainability goals. Working in close partnership, SupplyOne keeps clients up to speed every step of the way and delivers quarterly reviews detailing savings by item, location, and product.

Good for the Environment and Good for Your Bottom Line

With SupplyOneIn any business, operational efficiency and profitability are critical to long-term competitiveness and achieving the goal to produce more with less. SupplyOne's Managed Services gives businesses both a roadmap and the resources to help them take their operations to the next level. By harnessing the power of Managed Services, companies can achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency and productivity. In doing so, they will not only be able to improve their bottom line but also position themselves for long-term success in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Schedule a consultation today to put SupplyOne Managed Services to work for your company.