Lead Time and Logistics

Finishing your products quicker helps when competing in such a fast-changing manufacturing market. Using Schuette's Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) strategy reduces lead times in every aspect of manufacturing operations.

The concept of QRM is a strategy of cutting lead times in all aspects of manufacturing operations. When implemented, a QRM program provides:

  • 95% reduction of lead times
  • 30% reduction of the finished product cost
  • 60% improvement in on-time delivery
  • 80% reduction of rework and scrap
Read our article to learn more about QRM.

Project Management

Receiving your projects in time is a vital piece in your production and distribution schedules.

If there's a hiccup with one of your vendors resulting in late delivery, then complications occur.

Inventory reduces fluctuations in your business model. Three factors influence your inventory: suppliers, production, and customers.

Your day becomes complicated if:

  • Your supplier is late for delivery
  • There's a mechanical breakdown
  • Your customer orders unexpected quantities

Schuette Metals provides accurate lead times for you to uncomplicate your inventory. The components you need arrive just in time for your project.

Faster Lead-Times

We use several tools for faster and more effective lead-times for your project. Some of these tools include:

  • EDI/Automated Order Entry
  • Advanced Ship Notices (ASN)
  • Racking systems for shipping

Schuette Metals always streamlines processes simplifying complicated situations.




Improving leadtimes and production
Whither Quick Resource Manufacturing? by dmanney

Quick Response Manufacturing shortens lead times, improves quality, reduces cost, and eliminates waste within a manufacturing organization. At the same time, QRM increases market shares and competitiveness because customers receive improved products faster.

Mosinee Students Try The Weld Simulator by msawyer

Today we’re at #MosineeHighSchool with the weld simulator letting the students try their hand at welding for #CWIMMA.. we will be traveling to area schools throughout next month, each school receiving gift card prizes for the top competitors and offering apprenticeships for students interested in welding to available to CWIMMA company members

Kronenwetter Fire & Rescue by msawyer

Rest assured the damage was minimal and noone was hurt. Thank you to the Kronenwetter Fire & Rescue department for their quick response! This was a minor incident. We will be closed for the holidays and will be open and operating on Wednesday. Have a safe and happy holiday!