Sheet metal fabrication company Swift Precision Ltd, based in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire was formed in January 2004 and offers subcontract manufacturing services covering milling, turning, laser and hand metal cutting. From the outset Managing Director Nicolas Smith anticipated a sharp rise in business for mid 2005 after the planned investment in a new laser cutting machine, and while quoting and production planning was initially done via Excel spreadsheets he decided to investigate suitable MRP systems. As a company comprising of four staff, the sales, quoting, planning and purchasing all fall on Nicolas’s shoulders...
Did not even attend an Evaluation Workshop
Up and running in days
Only five support calls in first two months
Quotes more accurate as Swift use hourly m/c rates