To gain a better understanding of the seller's business, Kroll's experts performed a deepdive operations review. The team discovered plenty of EBITDA enhancing opportunities to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. A review of the manufacturer's floor operations revealed archaic practices and Kroll’s due diligence uncovered ordering issues and a debilitating absenteeism issue.
Kroll developed a modernization strategy that included major improvements in manufacturing and ordering. Operating models were restructured, and a new automation design was completed.
As a result, the number of order consolidation errors was reduced, which increased production capacity, reduced inefficiencies and streamlined operations.