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What Effect Does Product Assembly Have on Production Costs?

One of the many challenges associated with manufacturing a new product is finding cost-effective methods of managing production. As demand for a product increases, businesses often explore alternative ways of getting products out the door fast, efficiently and error-free. 

Feb 5, 2020 12:07:00 PM NewStream Enterprises

Understanding the Kitting Process

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), remanufacturers, retailers and wholesalers establish warehouse kitting procedures to make ordering easier for their distribution network. By packaging separate-but-related items together under one part number, organizations save both time and money. 

Feb 3, 2020 11:47:00 AM NewStream Enterprises

Warehousing for the Remanufacturing Industry

Encompassing a wide range of industries from automotive, electronics, agricultural, utilities, industrial, construction, trucking/transportation, marine and other manufacturing industries, remanufacturing is an important process in product life cycles and sustainability. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) depend on this remanufacturing cycle to extend the life of their products, components and parts. OEMs can utilize remanufacturing service centers that work on assembly, testing and repairs. In addition, OEMs and remanufacturing service centers often take advantage of warehousing and distribution services to warehouse parts or finished remanufactured items awaiting shipment. 

Jan 31, 2020 10:56:53 AM NewStream Enterprises

What Makes NewStream's Assembly Services Different?

A Unique Culture

NewStream Enterprises, LLC is a full-service packaging, fulfillment, warehousing, assembly, distribution and supply chain management business centrally located in Springfield, Missouri. We are an employee-owned company that practices open-book management and business planning, as well as constant improvement processes that involve everyone on the team. These practices have shaped a culture of employees who think, act, and feel like owners. Thus, creating a workforce motivated to ensure quality, reliability, and cost savings for each customer. 

Jan 20, 2020 3:11:32 PM NewStream Enterprises

What is Fulfillment Center Delay?

With the use of a fulfillment center, companies reduce the burden of overhead and labor costs associated with shipping, storing and managing inventory. Not all companies have the capacity to develop and manage their own fulfillment center and instead, seek to partner with fulfillment companies. A strategic partnership with a warehouse and fulfillment center can also offer additional value-added warehouse services such as inventory management, inventory receiving standard protocols, negotiating logistics, product picking, kitting multiple items into one product, packaging, and managing returns. But what are some challenges that may hinder the order fulfillment process?

Jan 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM NewStream Enterprises