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"Improving manufacturing and distribution operations since 1958
More than 800 projects completed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia"

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Consulting Services


Information Technology and Systems Engineering

The Sims Consulting Group (SCG) offers tactical services for clients engaged in manufacturing, warehousing, and physical distribution.  We can determine the impact of computer systems and business operation trends on our client’s net profit, return on investment, and cash flow.  Our services range from developing the business vision to making it become a reality.  SCG specializes in helping clients achieve optimum productivity by being able to engineer and implement equipment, methods, and systems improvements concurrently.  Examples of key elements of successful systems include:




KEY SCG CAPABILITIES

KEY CLIENT BENEFITS


SYSTEMS ANALYSIS


HIGH QUALITY NEEDS DEFINITION

Paperwork Flow

Internal/External Documents

Electronic Information Flow

Local/External Computer Systems

Material Mix

BOM, MRP, MES, Mfg. Work Orders

Product Mix

Customer Orders/Service

Material/People Flow

Facility Layout

Storage Requirements

Slotting, Storage Types, Volume

Organizational

In-House Expertise, Policies, Procedures


EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS


HIGH QUALITY AUTOMATION

Continuous Transport

Conveyors, Sortation, etc.

Unit Transport

AGVs, Trucks, Totes, etc.

Storage

AS/RS, Carousels, Racks, etc.

Packing

Parcel Processing Workstations

Receiving/Shipping Docks

Dock Devices

Process Control

Real Time Parameter Monitor/Control


LABOR METHODS / PROCEDURES


HIGH QUALITY LABOR SOLUTIONS

Workstation Operation

Work Center Methods

Material Handling

Performance Tracking

Organizational Communication

Electronic Information Flow

Support Services

Statistical Process Control

On-Line Data Collection

Scanners, Labels, Weigh Scales, etc.


BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS


HIGH QUALITY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

Financial

Accounts Receivable, Payable, etc.

Inventory Control

MRP-II, MES, ERP

Manufacturing

Shop Floor, Repetitive Manufacturing

Sales

Customer Service, Order Entry, EDI

Engineering

Products, BOM, Routing, Packaging

Distribution

Logistics, UPS, RPS, FedEx

System Data Conversion

Migrate Old System Data to New System

Systems Software Integration

Software Packages, Data Interfaces, etc.

Training/Support

Maintain On-Going Health of System




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