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An example in the real world

Smiths Metal Centres Ltd has dedicated bespoke supply solutions in place for a wide range of customers. All our bespoke packages are designed specifically to meet our customers individual needs. Below is a working example of a bespoke supply solution (BSS) which is currently in place for a customer who supplies fabricated parts to the aerospace sector.

A Working Example

Details of a bespoke supply solution in practice with an existing Smiths Metal Centres customer who operates in the aerospace sector.

  • Original aircraft bonded stores and non-bonded stores area removed, with Smiths effectively becoming the company’s dedicated material store

  • Costs of saw maintenance, stores maintenance, saw blades and scrap removed

  • Material delivered direct to line side and then booked in using Smiths bar coding system

  • Interfacing with Smiths business system allows the customer to view stock, test certificates, incoming purchase orders and place their own orders - ALL using their own part numbers

Since implementation, the customer has confirmed that this bespoke supply solution has already saved the company £1.2 million per annum.

This figure continues to grow...


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