Protag procures shoe materials and uppers through long term partnerships with robust suppliers. We purchase most of the uppers in Latin America and Asia because of the widespread availability of finest leathers and stitching capacities. Most other materials are supplied by dedicated and world class suppliers in Western
Protag is currently setting up integrated planning systems with suppliers and customers. Derived from our USP “service level” we continuously seek for reductions in lead-time and improvement of delivery times. We look at inventories in the value chain, not only in our warehouses. In 2017 Protag will adapt SLIMSTOCK software in order to connect forecasting methods with MPS and MRP scheduling on a global
The PROTAG manufacturing facility in Brunssum consists of two fully equiped DESMA injection units and a semi automated lasting and cementing unit. The annual production capacity is 750.000 pairs. Further expansion in the next few years is anticipated.
PROTAG has adapted methods like LEAN and Quick Response Manufacturing. As a result the workforce is flexible; it adpats quickly between several models and shoe
The PROTAG logistics department is highly experienced in importing shoes, uppers and raw materials. Situated close to the Rotterdam harbour and Amsterdam airport we transfer all goods quickly into our on site warehouses. Conditioned if required. Our Inventories are continuously monitored and always accurate.
Once we have assemblied the materials into product we can either