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ADVANCED BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE KEEPS THE BUSINESS RUNNING

DIRECT COSTS SAVINGS OF OVER $2MILLION

Challenge:
Being a motor manufacturing company, one of the challenges
faced by A.O. Smith was to improve logistics performance by reducing industrial waste. This was followed by various
operational hurdles and a business need to keep up with the updated customer demands in the market.


The company wanted Visvero to help them with:
‣ Adopting a lean philosophy for operational efficiency
‣ Develop better business visibility to identify sources of waste
‣ Enabling an agile response to changing customer demand


Solutions Approach
Visvero’s approach was based on developing an “all level”
visibility of the source of the waste. We developed targeted
dashboards that identified function specific efficiency
opportunities and gains. By shining the light on problem areas,
the managers developed creative ways to improve resource
utilization, production, distribution and inventory management.
The dashboards were developed Oracle DBMS and Qlik. Our
team developed:


‣ Logistics application to reduce waste and increase sales
efficiency.
‣ Bill of materials optimization application streamline product
prototype development.
‣ Quotation management application that provides real time
inventory information for improved customer service

Overall Performance

A.O. Smith accomplished the desired results and improved the business performance:


‣ Generated cost savings of $2 MN by waste elimination in
product development and transportation.
‣ On-time delivery due to better production scheduling.
‣ Increased sales efficiency due to improved quotation
management and up sell opportunities.

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Company Overview


A.O. Smith is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating equipment
and electric motors for residential and commercial markets.


The company’s goal is to be a leading global water technology company, and the
focus is on building this platform through new product development, global expansion, strategic acquisitions and
partnerships.

Industry
Industrial Manufacturing

Technologies used
Qlik, Oracle, Advanced Dashboards, SAS

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