Petronix Base CaseBy Brian P. Watson | Posted 2007-08-28 Email Print
Acquisitions sparked growth at automotive-productions company PerTronix, but also led to disconnected order-management and inventory systems. An open-source planning setup allowed the company to shift its operations— and save money.
Petronix Base Case
440 E. Arrow Highway, San Dimas, CA 91773
Small, family-controlled company manufactures high-performance ignition and exhaust products primarily for the automotive aftermarket.
President and CEO:
Financials in 2006:
Revenue between $10 million and $15 million.
Find a new system to centralize orders, inventory management and other enterprise resource planning functions across three disconnected offices.
Cut the amount of calls needed to check inventory status and place an order, from three or four to one. Consolidate the order entry process from three locations to one.
Create batch invoices for repeat customers instead of
sending them individually.