The consumer products company have large number of Third Party (3P) manufacturing, packaging and outsourced process units. The control over these has always been a challenge which Q Ultima has helped in addressing in variety of ways.
- Operational Control over 3Ps – Using world class quality & data warehouse systems like Enact, we are able to notify any abnormal situation on real time basis. The situations can be defined based on product, process, vendor or specific condition. This is done on real time basis so that actions can be taken before the actual problem comes.
- Data Analysis for Development Share of Business – The data gathered is analysed to assess overall capabilities of partners and using it for developing specific development plans as well as deciding on share of business.
- Measurement Controls – Standardization of measurement systems across locations is very important as they all are sold under one brand. We help in establishing standard measurement systems so that same product is received from all locations.
- Quality Skills – We also enable for developing quality skills of 3Ps so that consistent product is produced across locations.
- New Product Development – We also enable team to convert ideas into concepts, evaluate concepts, do necessary trials and field tests and launch / industrialize new products.
The interventions given are most common ones, while specific customizations are done based on specific needs.