Category Archives: Management Case Studies

Paradigm change in work Assignment & jobs Redesign, reduces Production Manpower by half

A well established textile mill in India, employing more than 500 production workers, faced the issue of being over staffed. Thus, cutting costs through manpower reduction was imperative and the company sought Actuate Business Consulting’s (ABC) intervention. Consultants from ABC applied Unconventional methods and techniques apart from using Time study, Production study Flow charting, Multiple

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More output at lower cost bolsters company’s growth potential in a competitive market

A leading manufacturer of electric water heaters, in Saudi Arabia, sensed a large potential to grow – provided it could raise the output from its existing plant and reduce cost. Actuate Business Consulting (ABC) took up the challenge and cracked the case by its knowledge and expertise. ABC using Industrial Engineering techniques identified potential areas

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Increased Productivity & Improved Quality from existing plant led to Higher Sales & Profit

A leading manufacturer of bicycle tubes in North India, saw a sharp rise in demand for its products, with dealers wanting up to 15% additional supplies. Company’s management faced a dilemma of either losing out on sales or making large capital investment thus keeping capacity underutilized with consequential drop in profitability. Actuate Business Consulting (ABC)

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With multi-pronged initiatives sales grew 45% & profit doubled in 3 years in a matured market

A medium sized edible oils & fats company of North India, with a long history of being an undisputed leader of its regional market, found it tough to grow & sustain profits in a mature market with changing landscape and new entrants. For finding ways and means to not merely survive but also grow profitably

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Re-organising Operations & Facilities doubles business potential and improves On-time delivery

Fancy bicycles,were a huge money spinner for a leading bicycle manufacturer of India. But just 4 critical components, out of 34 required, were made in-house; while 30 were bought from other vendors. This made the business success largely dependent on sourcing of different parts from vendors, storing them, selecting right parts required for specific order

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Manufacturing Cost reduced 25% with enhanced productivity and flexibility by facilities redesign

In the last few years, amplifying demand in the consumer durable market has intensified the competition. Most players have introduced multiple models, but large product variety has led to increased complexity of operations. A leading manufacturer in North India chose to address these complexities by adding more assembly lines and having process oriented work stations

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Correctly aligning 4P’s of Marketing Mix takes Company to #1 position in Target Market

Correctly aligning the 4P’s of marketing changes the fortune of a Liquor Company in North India. Moving from the position of being in threat of Sales Quota being reduced to by government to being the market leader and allocated the highest sales quota in a span of 6 months. A Liquor company in North India

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