How Eekual Bionic Boosted Efficiency and Profitability through Streamlined Operations
Eekual bionic GmbH designs, develops, manufactures personalized shoes. Via the app , a customer makes images of their feet and measurements are extracted using an algorithm to create perfectly fitting sneakers made exactly for the wearer. The company sells its products through their app and ships them worldwide. Eekual bionic GmbH was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.
Production capacity and production cost had become a limiting factor for growth to the business. Product was sold at a loss and lead times were as long as 2 weeks per order. The business had challenges in delivering the product due to:
For Eekual to launch and grow profitable, they required to lower production cost and optimize production process. We initiated our engagement by evaluating the current state of operations and identifying numerous potential areas for improvement. We identified the following as main pain problems:
Our cooperation resulted in substantial reduction of design costs and prepared the company to scale to many more orders. Furthermore, Eekual were able to make significantly improve their production rate, minimize resource wastage. Furthermore, embedded Agile principles lead to a much more rapid design improvements and simpler addition of new products lines.
As part of our engagement, Eekual achieved the following outcomes: