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Development of salary scale

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Decision Aid, Human Ressources, Manufacturer|

The company Confidential The problem During the negotiation of their collective agreement, employees had requests for modification of the salary scale and its operation rules. The employer had goals of satisfaction of employees and financial constraints. The approach MELIORE developed a salary scale respecting the employees’ request, and added a few levels of details. This grid [...]

Development of a simple production planning tool

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

The company A Quebec leader in the manufacturing of mechanical welded parts The problem The company was looking for some simple methods to plan its production and control its costs. The plant was manufacturing in very small series, with few computerized tools, and the stock-outs were frequent. The approach MELIORE has produced a very simple management [...]

Validation of the tender analysis process

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Decision Aid, Public|

The company One of the 10 largest cities in the province of Quebec The problem The city conducts multiple tenders with weighting each year. The selection of the winning supplier does not always correspond with the intuition of managers, or at least, managers have doubts about the mathematical rigor of the process. The approach MELIORE reviewed [...]

Study of the workflow and redevelopment of a manufacturing plant

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Business Process Improvement, Case Study, Decision Aid, Manufacturer, Supply Chain Optimization|

The company A leader in the manufacturing of metal parts in the environmental industry The problem The company faced with strong growth wanted to change its floor plan layout in order to plan an expansion of its facility in the next few years. The approach Before changing the layout, MELIORE proceeded  with a discrete-event simulation in [...]

Development of prioritization method for the selection of projects

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

The company One of the regions with the highest growth rate in Canada The problem The region must build a road infrastructure investment plan annually respecting its commitments and its budgets. The selection of projects was a source of great debate and selected projects were not consistent with the highest priority projects in the eyes of [...]

Review of the production scheduling for the non-standard products

August 5th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Manufacturer, Operational Research|

The company A North American leader in the truck equipment manufacturing The problem The customer products are manufactured using a production line. Changes in the market forced the company to develop new products significantly larger than what it produced normally. Since the products were not suitable to be mass-produced, off-dimension products were produced outside the production [...]

Development of a method for qualitative comparison in the selection process of a software provider

August 5th, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Decision Aid, Public|

The company One of the largest Canadian cities for its Purchasing Department. The problem The city wanted to evaluate several suppliers of software solutions for the management of the building permits. Their concerns were at the level of the involvement of users in the process of selection of the winner of the tender, which is subject [...]

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