Projects aimed at holistically improving the efficiency of quality, maintenance, and logistics produce savings between 15 and 25 percent – and they effectively support those areas generating direct value added. Systematically optimizing indirect processes would give rise to additional measures for safeguarding production locations in Europe.
Industrial companies are under pressure to improve their cost position. This especially applies to material and direct production costs. More often than not, however, indirect production-related processes are disregarded, or outsourced – despite their enormous cost-saving potential.