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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES - Diagnostic of the productivity of packaging lines

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Diagnostic of the productivity of packaging lines


CONTEXT

  • Distributor of organic fruits and vegetables
  • 1000 clients and 50,000 tons distributed per year in Europe
  • Packaging and distribution site equipped with: 3 flow pack lines and 1 labelling station
  • Shrinkage rate: 7%
  • Packaging lines OEE: <60%

GOALS

  • Improvement of the operators’ working conditions
  • Increase in productivity
  • Reduction of shrinkage (difference between weight sold/real weight)

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Data
extractions

Immersion in
operations and
maintenance

Mapping and
identification
of opportunities

Call for bids
from suppliers

Definition
of levers

Calculation
of levers

Validation
of levers and
objectives

1,5 Month2 Months

KEY LEVERS

  • Reconfiguration of lines
  • Integration of additional handling and labelling equipment
  • Review of container formats
  • Adaptation of maintenance plans

ZOOM

Immersion in the field

Immersion in the field

Mapping of lines and design of
target processes

Mapping of lines and design of target processes

RESULTS

Productivity potential

+ 17%
in operator productivity

Shrinkage potential

- 25%
in shrinkage

Forecasted ROI

< 4,5 months
after launching the improvement plan