MIS systems track print jobs while the press “up”; but how do you track all the downtime?
You need to know why the press is not printing, why it’s down, why it’s not producing revenue
Which press downtime activities are taking longer than they should, and why? Is time being wasted?
Identify downtime activities that steal production time and undermine production efficiency
Reduce time spent on non-revenue downtime; utilize that time to generate more sellable output
Get the real data – use the best tool
–A tool that intelligently monitors asset utilization and enables increased productivity
Press support takes time, but do any of your activities take longer than they should? Identify wasted time, bottlenecks and obstacles; Gain insight into key areas of opportunity. Utilize knowledge only your operators can provide through efficient shop floor data collection. The unique SpencerMetrics system offers hard data, and the intelligence you need to minimize downtime activities, reducing cost or leaving more time for revenue & profit generation – increased Productivity.
Continuing Improvement –
The SpencerMetrics tool automatically adapts to changing workflows providing a continuing assessment of production operations. Centralized management is enabled through analytical feedback, available whenever and wherever desired – anytime, anywhere with any browser. SpencerMetrics continues to monitor changes and improvements, identifying trends, enabling comparisons with history and statistical benchmarks – opportunities for further utilization enhancement.
Ease-of-Use – “Our goal was to eliminate as much anecdotal production data as possible – get real numbers, but they had to be in a format that was easy to interpret and use,” noted the President & CEO of Copy General. Implemented as a cloud-based SaaS tool with simple touch-screen data capture at each press, SpencerMetrics provides real-time analysis of metrics and graphical dashboard displays. It features zero impact on your IT resources; unlimited data storage for each press; and interactive analysis portals on your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
The patent-pending SpencerMetrics system performs an assessment of print system performance from the operational perspective at your print shop.
SaaS or Full Solution – The SpencerMetrics solution may be deployed quickly with real time metrics immediately available. The tool may be provided as an ongoing cloud-based Service (SaaS) or within a Full Solution consult.
SaaS: SpencerMetrics monitors and analyzes print shop productivity for continuous improvement. Its Measure–Analyze–Improve strategy continuously benchmarks press performance, highlights utilization inefficiencies, and offers insights into production operations to identify opportunities to improve Productivity
Full Program: As a premier consultancy to the printing industry, SpencerLab, deploys SpencerMetrics for a limited period to benchmark your press production, sharing its expertise to identify and improve problem areas. Continuing deployment of SpencerMetrics monitors your press productivity improvements.
Consulting: SpencerLab expertise is also available as a resource to optimize color management, to provide comparative information on system enhancements, etc.