LeanCor Helps Golf Ball Maker "Tackle SKU-Intensive Product Lines, Find Supply Chain Sweet Spot"

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"Acushnet, maker of Titleist and Pinnacle golf balls, sought an ultra-lean product flow to bring its game to the next level. In the highly competitive world of manufacturing and marketing golf balls, bags, and shoes, the company [partnered with LeanCor Consulting] for an aggressive play to drive down costs and boost supply chain efficiency."

"During its initial two-month pilot period, Acushnet achieved a fill rate of 100 percent, yet did so with a 30-percent reduction in finished goods inventory. It decreased rework costs by $65K annually."

Jay Traficante - Director of Supply Chain and Procurement for Acushnet - "sees the new culture, techniques, and tools that LeanCor introduced as setting a precedent that will help the company tackle other SKU-intensive product lines."

Read the article in Inbound Logistics - Written by Paul Vachon - Starting on page 119

 

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LeanCor Consulting is a division of LeanCor Supply Chain Group. Today’s complex supply chains require vision, strategies, and innovative techniques to create competitive performance. LeanCor Consulting is a trusted partner for advancing end to end supply chain performance through diagnostics, assessments, and full implementation. Global organizations leverage LeanCor Consulting to develop vision and strategy deployment plans for improvement in all supply chain functions. We focus on elements of speed, cost, quality, and delivery, and are able to develop innovative solutions from operational experience as a third party logistics partner.

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