Besides onshore manufacturing, customisation of quality, protective apparel is a unique selling proposition of the company, however offering a customised product requires multiple sources of information. Peter recommended implementing measures to track performance to pinpoint where productivity could be optimised.
By thoroughly mapping existing systems, technological solutions could be considered. Improving and streamlining operations has cut double handling of administrative processes and minimised the potential for any errors, resulting in better customer experiences.
With a $20k financial boost from a Growth grant, the business has enjoyed dynamic levels of connecting with external providers. This has led to improved workflow, new measurement systems and productivity visualisation with Sisley adopting innovative technology to help lift the business’s overall performance.
The changes made possible with the assistance of the grant has allowed the company to reinvest into its operation with upgraded machinery to improve output. During the roadmap phase, business growth skyrocketed – sales revenue by 38%, export revenue by 200% and EBIT margin by 20%.