none

Swift way to save on production costs

25-11-2013
by 
in 
A closer look at the hidden costs of production can quickly reveal that in-house production is often grossly inefficient. That’s why more companies are now outsourcing locally, with obvious benefits.
 
Contract manufacturing companies are designed to be efficient.
 
They invest in cutting edge technology and this technology can benefit you in terms of time and money.
 
Advantages of outsourcing include:
• Fixed costs – your manufacturing costs become predictable and hidden costs such as scrap and rework costs are avoided
• Staff flexibility – your staff are now available for other activities such as final assembly, R&D or marketing
• Lead times – outsourcing takes the pressure off your team, and components are there as you need them
• Inventory – lower overheads due to less stock on the floor.
 
And you are no longer reliant on skilled staff – a costly resource that can be difficult to sustain for the long term.
 
The automotive industry is a classic example of where components, parts and finished assemblies are continually out-sourced – from inhouse production, to smaller, leaner operators who often produce the same or similar parts for multiple manufacturers.
 
Are there any parts, components or brackets that you are making in-house that could be out-sourced?
 
Send a drawing or sketch to: sales@swiftmetal.com.au for a cost comparison or you can contact the Swift Metal team for a free component consultation.
 
Swift Metal Services

Related news & editorials

  1. 20.09.2021
    20.09.2021
    by      In
    Lateral restraint blocks made of an engineering plastic that typically retains most of its strength over 100 years are being produced by Hercules Engineering to safeguard suburban and highway concrete bridges against earthquakes and radical structural movement.
    The custom-fabricated high density... Read More
  2. 20.09.2021
    20.09.2021
    by      In
    Electromagnetic interference can be harmful to data transmission and can inhibit Industry 4.0 and factory automation processes.
    To create Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) compliant data transmission cables, the data and control signals should be locked in a Faraday cage, says global cable... Read More
  3. 20.09.2021
    20.09.2021
    by      In
    Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of in-stock and ready-to-ship electronic and automation components, announced that it has secured a distribution partnership with Siemens.
    Siemens is the largest supplier of high-quality products for manufacturing automation and... Read More
  4. 15.09.2021
    15.09.2021
    by      In
    The Australian Trellis Door Co are proud to announce their commercial roller shutters.
    Recently installed for Taco Bell in Orange, NSW, and project managed by the Sydney-based Aspect Design and Development, they have a vermin-proof facility which still permits ample ventilation.
    The model series 2... Read More
Products
Suppliers