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Case Study: How G&B Electronics gained a competitive edge with ERP investment
Electronic components manufacturer G&B Electronics has been providing comprehensive manufacturing solutions for more than 35 years within the electronics, aerospace and defence sector. The Bordon-based business partnered with K3 Syspro to enhance its offer in an increasingly competitive market.
G&B is committing to putting the needs of its customer at the heart of its manufacturing offer, from supply chain management to logistics and non-warranty product support. It is under increasing pressure to minimise waste and improve efficiencies and recognised an integrated ERP system would empower everyone in the business to work more effectively.
K3 Syspro has provided a fully integrated ERP system which controls G&B’s processes from order entry through manufacturing processes procurement, allocation of jobs, production scheduling and right through to invoicing.
Implemented K3 Syspro’s innovative ERP products has provided the leadership team with full transparency and visibility into every aspect of the business. That is critical for a business which requires attention to detail to come up with innovative bespoke solutions.
G&B was particularly drawn to these solutions because they offered support in achieving component level traceability. The business can track materials to source and throughout their journey, which is critical when working with sectors such as aviation and medical devices.
The integrated system allows everyone in the business to know exactly what needs doing how when and by whom. With key real-time data at their fingertips, G&B has far greater insight into operational performance and can write reports to monitor and analyse productivity.
K3 Syspro’s solutions also assist the business in its transition to servitization, providing the digital tools to develop unique service offers which help it stand out from the competition.