Cost Control

The target sales price, set by market demands (functionality), market position (competition) and expected profit results is the reference for a successful product introduction. However, product cost often increase during the development and industrialization stages of a product by adding functionalities, manufacturability changes and quality specifications. Cost calculation and analysis show the status of the Cost of Goods across the product-realization value chain. The cost can be controlled by introducing Design for Manufacturing and Design to Cost into your way of working and optimizing the supply chain during the industrialization process.