Drop box test

International shipping is tough and with possible rough handling all the way until the shipment arrives at the destination, products inside the cartons may not appear to be in the perfect condition as you expected, despite the carton in good shape and cause a lot of loss. It is obviously not enough if you just reply on the suppliers’ words. […]

Case Study – 5S Implementation

Metrics Ningbo is dedicated to provide great support not only to our customers, but also to our suppliers. Competitive cost has been a key element in our history and that does not come without a price. We do not just find a supplier with lower quote; on the contrary, we constantly offer them our support to minimize problems, especially in production […]

Case Study – Monitor inventory in SAP

Inventory management has been a key element in MES. By managing inventory precisely, we can lower the cost yet keeping OTD promised to our customers. When a batch is shipped, usually the GRPO and Delivery will be updated instantly in SAP and the inventory shall be marked as 0. However, SAP has a tricky part. If the GRPO and Delivery  was updated […]

Case Study – CB50100

Name of part: CB50100 Industry application: Lamp base Commodity: Material: A380 Process: Die casting Weight of the part:  0.18kg Lead time to quote: 3 days   Tooling Size of tool:180*165*35 Weight of tool:6.4T Lead time for tooling: 45 Day Engineering issues (if any): Bent parts PPAP lead time: 25 days   Production Press used:420T Finishing: None Lead time to production: 10 […]

The Uncertainty of NAFTA

MES Inc. decision to expand its operations in Mexico was related to our largest North American clients’ strategic approach to invest in the country. We have started shipments to Mexico in 2011 and by the winter of the same year we were already warehousing and serving our clients out of Monterrey.  We have been consolidating our presence in Mexico ever […]