Demanding. Complex. At times frustrating. Procurement, packaging, inventory control, data management, logistics…they’re all critical functions. At Ternes, we take care of everything so you can concentrate on the biggest thing: running your business.
Procurement & Contract Personnel
At Ternes, our success is based on our ability to listen to customers and develop contemporary solutions on their behalf. An important element in our process is finding the right people for every job. We recruit and handle the pre-screening, testing and training of qualified candidates for the following positions:
Experienced professionals capable of managing your supply base performance including: identification and certification of new suppliers, price negotiations/cost reductions, tooling, monitoring and order expediting. Related services include: administrative and clerical, inventory control, account management, and process managers.
Ternes Quality Control Inspectors are capable of verifying parts against a drawing or blueprint. Ternes personnel will enter data and initiate deviations in customer systems, which saves research and administrative time.
New Model Administration
Experienced personnel track engineering changes for new model parts. They work directly with product engineers to expedite the change process.
Qualified and experienced packaging engineers design and propose alternative packaging specifications for your products. The best specification will protect your product, minimize cube and eliminate the costs associated with part damage and returns processing. Our experience will prove invaluable in minimizing costs for the packaging material, labor and transportation of your products.
Talk to us. We can run your whole operation for you.
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System Design & I.T. Support
Ternes keeps up on technology and incorporates the very best systems into our process. Our proprietary I.T. solutions are continually evolving so we can exceed the expectations of our customers.
We provide lean, fast and seamless systems with quick inventory turnaround and minimized capital investment. Our state-of-the-art Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) system and customized ERP inventory control system provide real-time reporting of inventory we receive and ship, as well as the inventory that’s moving throughout our facilities.
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Inventory & Quality Control
Ternes can manage your inventory in your facilities or in one of ours. We have over one-million square feet of existing facility space where we can manage your entire parts operation—from sourcing and procurement to final delivery—or just specific aspects of it. Our expertise allows lower inventory, higher returns and more profit for you.
We make it our job to know where your products are, where they’re coming from, where they need to go, when they need to get there, how many are required and how many are available. Our customized ERP inventory control system provides real-time reporting of inventory we receive and ship, as well as the inventory that’s moving throughout our facilities. And our fully automated inventory management system with radio frequency technology and bar coding keeps paper, and the costs associated with it, to a minimum.
Ternes philosophy revolves around quality. Ternes has a full time quality department to meet your quality needs. From print layouts and part identification to part inspection, Ternes can assist you with whatever quality requirements you may have.
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Warehousing & Material Handling
By train. By ship. By plane. Big parts or a million small ones. One SKU or thousands of them. Ternes can get them all there for you on time, every time.
We learn how your business works, and adapt our system and process to meet your needs. We procure products, manage vendors, and apply Just In Time (JIT) warehouse and distribution methodology, which saves you time and money.
Our systems provide real-time inventory reporting.See Systems
Packaging & Package Engineering
Ternes in-house packaging engineers have the expertise to develop cutting edge packaging solutions, regardless of the size, shape, weight or material. We can work with your company’s product design engineers to make sure the solutions we provide fit your specifications.
Our packaging solutions encompass many elements, including: productivity, aesthetics, costs, protection, package durability and the environment. Thanks to our state-of-the-art automated equipment, we can provide you with best-in-class results.
Need your product assembled?We can do it
Cross Docking & Distribution
Ternes can take product received from a supplier and deliver it directly to the customer or the next point in the distribution channel. We can provide value-added features to prepare your inventory for the next delivery point. Start realizing the benefits of a Ternes-managed cross docking program:
- Streamline your supply chain from point of origin
to point of use
- Reduce your handling, operating and inventory storage costs
- Quickly deliver products to your customers
- Process inventory for immediate availability
- Contract personnel
- Minimize receiving delays, inspection and quality issues
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Assembly & Remanufacturing
The amount of experience Ternes has in light assembly and contract packaging is significant. Our solutions are flexible, cost effective and designed to satisfy various manufacturing operations. “Light assembly” includes gluing, tying, folding, labeling, collating, inserting, sealing, and packing. Outsourcing your product packaging and assembly to Ternes provides value because a variety of customized functions are integrated into one complete service.
Whether you’re launching a new product, repositioning a brand or striving for greater productivity, Ternes can help by providing:
- Light assembly – shrink-wrap, packaging lines
- Kitting and assembly of multiple components
- Labeling and distribution preparation
- Distribution of customer products, prepared for drop ship or direct ship as needed
- Materials into plastic bags or other materials
- Third party inspection for quality inspections
- Warehousing and Inventory Management
- Repair and re-work of parts
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