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How do you get bikes to market at double speed? This is the story of how we helped a large bike producer increase efficiency in their supply chain in the face of accelerated growth.

Growth of 10% Bike Fun International, one of the leading bike producers in Europe, was achieving strong growth of about 10% per year.

Reduce supply chain inefficiencies In order to keep growing at speed, they knew they had to reduce inefficiencies.

SupplySmart Process Using our SupplySmart process we scanned their packaging, warehousing and logistics in order to create our solution.

The Solution We significantly reduced the different types of packaging required from 18 to 7.

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Reduced packaging by 61%

Our new packaging concept The new standardised packaging concept reduced packing time, labour costs and product damage.

Supply chain efficiency This helped Bike Fun International double packing line speed on their premium bike brands – Rock Machine and Superior – and make annual savings of up to €70,000.

How do you get bikes to market at double speed? This is the story of how we helped a large bike producer increase efficiency in their supply chain.

Growth of 10%

BIKE FUN International, one of the leading bike producers in Europe, was achieving strong growth of about 10% per year. In order to keep growing at speed, they knew they had to reduce inefficiencies.

The Opportunity

Stacked shelves

Using our SupplySmart process we scanned their packaging, warehousing and logistics.

Our Solution

Packed bike

Packaging was reduced by 61%. We developed a standardised packaging solution that reduces packing time, labour costs and product damage.