5 Ways a Distributor Can Create Value for You

Posted by
Meghan Lang
Senior Marketing Manager

No matter what type of manufacturing operation you have, choosing a reliable supplier or distributor that delivers quality C-class parts on-time and finds ways to create value across your enterprise is essential. Any manufacturer can supply your high volume, low diversity parts to keep your production line running. You need a distribution partner that can deliver your high, mid- and low- volume parts in a variety of sizes, plus, find opportunities that enhance your operations and reduce your total cost of ownership.

Optimas is a leading global industrial distributor and service provider specializing in fastener and supply chain solutions for manufacturers seeking to improve efficiency and profitability. We use our deep industry and manufacturing experience, advanced technology, and customized programs to enhance our customers’ operations from optimizing inventory to reducing supply chain risk. Our local teams provide on-the-ground support and industry knowledge to help you save significant time and money in the long run.

Here are 5 ways Optimas can create value for you:

1. Streamlined Supply Chain – Leverage our 4,000 global suppliers to competitively source all your standard and custom C-class and MRO parts. We look at each SKU, volume, lead time and location to determine the best sourcing model for you. Plus, when you work with us, you’ll get the advantage of our leveraged purchasing power. As your single source supplier, we can predictably save you time and money while reducing risk and improving lead times.

2. Improved Quality – Manufacture cutting-edge products that your customers trust with our “best-in-class” product range and zero-defect culture. We ensure the highest standards of excellence are met with every component through our centralized PPAP processing, inspection capability and supplier development program.

3. Inventory Management – Optimas can manage your inventory from procurement to replenishment, ensuring you only have the parts you need where and when you need them. Gain greater visibility into your part deployment, order status and usage patterns down to the bin level for better demand planning. Utilize our advanced OptiTech VMI Solutions for automatic ordering and replenishment. Optimas can deliver parts right to your dock or direct to your assembly line – even for small and customized orders.

4. Fastener Engineering Expertise – Whether you’re designing a new product or improving an existing one, our engineers can help. From prototype development and testing to process and material changes, we’ll tap into our vast community of problem solvers to find the right solution that saves cost without sacrificing quality. Plus, our engineers can consolidate your part assortment, standardize your part list and conduct product teardowns to uncover ways to reduce bill of materials and save costs.

5. Local Presence and Global Reach – With Optimas, you’ll get personalized local service with the backing of a large global company. We’ve been partnering in our customer’s success for over 100 years. Our highly qualified staff combines extensive fastener knowledge with industry best practices to create customized and scalable programs that are tailored to your specific needs.

You need an industrial distributor that acts as partner who can go beyond the part and create value across your entire enterprise. With Optimas, you can keep your production line running while improving your quality, reliability and overall costs.

Speak with one of our experts and discover how Optimas can create value for you.

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