Fewer different fasteners in one product amount to reduced costs. Rationalizing fasteners and streamlining the bill of materials (BOM) therefore results in high cost saving potential.
Only 15% of the total cost of using a fastener originates from the fastener itself. The other 85% comes from procurement, logistics, assembly preparation and other activities. This fact makes the rationalization of c-parts crucial for your product's total cost of ownership.
Bossard Assortment Analysis helps you to streamline your fastener assortment and add clear rules for preferred types of fasteners, materials, recess types, etc. Get more information on the 15/85 rule
With Bossard Expert Assortment Analysis you profit from measurable and manifold benefits:
- Elimination of unnecessary elements: Look for similarities where substitution is possible. Make your production lean.
- Reduction of complexity in purchasing, warehouse and assembly: Define your assortment to pick from.
- Higher Productivity: Using Bossard Expert Assortment Analysis has a significant effect on your overall productivity. Get in touch to find out how.