Trading since 1992, the group is known as Cambridge Precision which incorporates Craychase and Cambridge Precision Instruments and is located in St Neots, Cambridgeshire and offers a comprehensive range of precision machining services, from research and development through to production batchwork. It deals with clients from a wide range of market sectors such as Aerospace, Defence, Automotive, Motorsport, Marine and Oil & Gas.
“ProgressPlus has helped us improve our on-time delivery to 95%.”
Why did the company choose ProgressPlus?
Cambridge Precision had previously used a DOS-based “Jobshop” system which had proved difficult for staff to understand. The ProgressPlus Windows-based system offered the company a comprehensive range of functions, speed and flexibility and was extremely easy to use.
Estimating, Sales Orders, Works Orders, Shop Floor Documentation, Supplier management & performance rating, Stock and Inventory, Delivery Analysis
- Improved operational efficiency and faster delivery times. Sales order to Works order to Shop floor is now achieved within 24 hours, rather than 72 hours. Internal costings are now monitored more accurately and price changes can be implemented more quickly. Delivery performance has improved from about 65% to 95%.
- Better service from obtained from suppliers and sub-contractors. Monitoring has improved their lead time and delivery performance.
- Increased customer confidence as ProgressPlus software puts the company in total control of their products.