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NewStream Enterprises

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Company Background

NewStream Enterprises, an SRC company that has been playing the Game since its birth in 1990, provides comprehensive supply chain management services to manufacturing companies large and small. Its 60 employee-owners label, pack, store, control, and ship customers’ products all over the world. Today, NewStream (Springfield, MO) generates annual revenue of $37 million.

Great Game Solutions

Following the action is big and bold at NewStream. Wall-sized “Show Me the Money” boards tracking income and cash-flow are revised weekly. The sales team posts daily sales data by customer account. T he production crew created an enormous Nascar racetrack with eight circling cars, each representing progress in a given line item on the cash-flow statement. Other daily scoreboards monitor everything from shipments to cash collections. Finally, a colorful array of employee and teams achievements are posted on the wall of recognition.

RESULTS

  • Revenue: Rose from $25M to $37M, up +48%. In 2002, sales finished 19% above plan.
  • Cash distributions: $500K to 1.4M, up 180%.