Future of Unifize in Efco
Dave Anderson explores the exciting prospects of Unifize within Efco in this forward-looking video. He discusses the evolution of quality management processes facilitated by Unifize, highlighting the platform's ability to enable trend spotting and proactive responses to various challenges. Dave shares insights on integrating Unifize across different company operations, including warranty claims and quality records management, and addresses the ongoing transition from paper-based to digital systems. This journey with Unifize not only aims to enhance operational efficiency but also to lay the groundwork for future innovations in managing company workflows.
Transcript

00:00 - 00:19
Pretty much for the quality department we run the bread and butter is quality action ticket. That's where we get all our records and hear very soon, we've been at this almost a year, we're going to be able to start spotting trends now and react to those trends, whether it's employee related, equipment related, part related, part design related.



00:19 - 00:27
That's where I'm headed with Unifize. We also have another company inside our doors called Swap Order.



00:27 - 00:51
Paul is he has some really cool processes going with how they are dealing with warranty claims with their distributors or their customer base and even their quality, they're running their own quality records through the quality department, of course, but it's kind of a separate entity of how they're using it compared to Efco.



00:51 - 01:00
We have some logistics to work through and what we can be approved for or whatever, but as far as SOPs go, we have a first piece inspection here that's still paper based.



01:00 - 01:09
You're on your first piece inspection and fill out a piece of paper, you know what the part is? They're met, either passed or fail. I want to get that on Unifize.



01:09 - 01:20
It's kind of created inside there now. But logistically, we have machines set so far away from a supervisor's computer now, run down there, run back, run down there.



01:20 - 01:35
But looking at staging strategically staging tablets on the floor, with the Unifize app, is go on there punch in the information part number pass fail and keep track of it that way get rid of even more paper usage.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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