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Marinco

Provides a wide selection of electrical and specialty products for marine, RV, and industrial applications.

Client Business Need

With customer demands rising, Marinco was under pressure to improve overall productivity by upgrading warehouse and distribution processes, and maximizing value-added activities in picking, packing, and shipping orders.

Approach

Manex helped Marinco implement advanced warehouse and distribution processes using Lean industry standard practices. The entire organization was trained on 5S methods, with these practices instituted company wide. Processes were streamlined in the warehouse and distribution center, resulting in reduced cycle time, improved customer response time, and enhanced order management (packed and shipped in the same day).

Results Delivered

  • 30% increase in available warehouse space
  • 20% increase in productivity
  • Response time improved by 24 hours
  • Improved employee communication skills
  • Significantly enhanced employee morale