Stress levels lowered, jobs completed on time with clarity and transparency across the board of contributors about the process? Is this possible in the world of large scale manufacturing? Yes it is. Allan Diamond, CEO and founding father of TimeReaction takes some time out from his day to showcase the masterpiece that he and his son Kevin have spent the best part of six years creating…
Relying on emails and spreadsheets within a busy manufacturing process dealing with everyone from the client, production team, management team, suppliers, transportation and the developers can lead to tears of frustration within every single team at misconstrued or misplaced orders and processes. Time management of projects coming together as planned can also fall out of the window.
Where did the inspiration come from for TimeReaction?
With over 25 years of experience in the apparel manufacturing process, I used to provide denim jeans to iconic U.S. Brands including Harley-Davidson, Timberland, Billabong and Volcom. We were dealing with the multitudes of people and processes via email and spreadsheets that could all fail at any given time just seemed so disorganised when actually a bit, or a lot of forethought and planning could make the whole process more aligned.
Has it been a smooth ride?
There are always challenges when trying to change corporate culture or mindset. It’s such a mammoth job to undertake something of this nature with all of the specific processes that have to be tracked and interlinked, but the client feedback we’ve had in testing along the way has led to building a better product, and we continue to learn as we grow.
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