Productivity Savings

Work with the efficiency experts.

Stay ahead of the competition by partnering with Fast-Rite’s Lean Team. Our productivity experts will work closely with you to examine your operations, supply chain and manufacturing processes to find ways to maximize your overall profitability and efficiency. We have saved our customers millions in productivity gains beyond component cost reduction savings.


Fast-Rite’s valued-added productivity programs will:
  • Streamline your operations
  • Analyze outsourcing opportunities
  • Examine employee usage
  • Identify potential savings and profit enhancement opportunities
  • Eliminate waste
  • Improve your bottom line
  • Parts Consolidation & Standardization

From overall plant efficiency reviews to customized inventory management programs, Fast-Rite is committed to increasing our customers’ productivity. Following the production system mantra of “Go See”, our staff will come to your site to participate in customer kaizens, which is an ongoing process of stimulating productivity through continual improvement.

We’ll help you to implement Lean Distribution processes to squeeze every penny out of the system – which quickly adds up to substantial savings. We have saved our customers millions in productivity gains beyond component cost reduction savings.


Just a few examples from the last year:

Productivity improvement

Customer Savings

Right-size shipping containers, eliminating storage space requirements and reducing handling time and costs

$16,426

Redesign the layout of a packing / kitting facility

$315,394

Improve operational efficiencies to reduce overall overtime

$199,560

Outsource packaging operations. This opened up production space and reduced employee and maintenance costs.

$74,170

Improve supervisor effectiveness and open up floor space for more productive usage

$5,760

Establish VMI system, which reduced labor costs and reduced inventory

$97,000

Established inventory procedures that created ownership and accountability for location and count discrepancies

$6,559

Develop an enhanced part which improved assembly process and reduced SKUs

$100,000

Develop systems queries to identify exception items which freed up supervisor time and reduced employee time and costs.

$6,760