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Increase of production capacity

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Call Center, Case Study, Manufacturer, Operational Research|

The company Manufacturer of welded parts The problem The company manufactures mechanical welded parts, mainly steel, using a machine shop setup. Its more restrictive resource was space as production capacity was used at 100%. Unable to expand its facilities, the company partnered with MELIORE to find solutions. The approach MELIORE used several tools to optimize their [...]

Productivity in excavation

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Environmental, Operational Research, Supply Chain Optimization, Transport & Logistics|

The company The company is a heavy machinery operator The problem The company was faced with a very competitive market and has to improve its methods in order to successfully win contracts. The company works with trucks and heavy machinery to perform bulk transports for short distances. The approach With the knowledge of the managers in [...]

Optimization of transshipment operations

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Data Mining, Environmental, Finance, Operational Research, Supply Chain Optimization, Transport & Logistics|

The company Leader in waste management The problem The company has many processing and transshipment centers and wanted to validate management rules. The problem came from a large amount of decision possibilities between transship, sort and then transship and no transship. The approach MELIORE conducted a mapping of the business processes in order to build a [...]

Transportation routes optimization

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Human Ressources, Operational Research, Transport & Logistics|

The company Leader in the transportation of bulk material The problem The company wishes to increase its productivity per truck, but is unwilling to change its management software because it was expensive and it integrates all it's divisions. The approach MELIORE modeled mathematically the operations of the company to optimize its logistics operations. Transportation routes optimization [...]

Optimizing biding response time

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Data Mining, Decision Aid, Manufacturer|

The company A leader in the parts manufacturing in the heavy industry. The problem The company manufacturing custom parts needed to reduce its response time of requests for quotations because of the shift in the market that made its customers more and more demanding. Because of the custom aspect of the business, the quotations had to [...]

Modification and improvement of a management software package

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Data Mining, Manufacturer, Operational Research, Public|

The company A manufacturer in the transportation industry The problem The growing company needed to improve productivity and reduce delivery times. Since the communication between the administration and the factories was deficient, the company incurred loss of time due to stockouts. Its ERP system had a lot of data but was not able to provide advanced [...]

Project multi-criteria Selection

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Decision Aid, Public, Television & Cinema|

The company One of the most important administrative regions in Canada The problem The region must select a set of investment projects to build a 25 year investment schedule. Selection and scheduling must respect the importance of the projects, their readiness and the financial constraints. The production of this calendar is difficult given multitudes of administrative [...]

Development of mathematical algorithm to solve the inverse kinematics in real-time of a redundant robot

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Television & Cinema, Transport & Logistics|

The company An innovative company in the movie industry. The problem The company has acquired a robot-cameraman in order to produce new types of special effects in the film and television industry. The robot had 8 degrees of freedom, so it was redundant. The company needed to control the robot in real time using inverse kinematics, [...]

Optimization of working hours

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Environmental|

The company Quebec leader in recycling The problem The recycling company wishing to increase productivity within various constraints of customer service. The approach With the knowledge of managers in place, MELIORE built a mathematical model to optimize work schedules to ensure service to customers while improving productivity. The benefits The company was able to increase productivity [...]

Development of a waste management schedule

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Environmental, Operational Research, Public|

The company A group of 20 municipalities in Quebec The problem The 20 municipalities are grouped for the management of their waste management to generate economies of scale. To maximize their savings, they wanted to combine their schedules to get equal tonnage collection days. This stability in daily tonnage would reduce pressure on their collectors, and [...]