Industrial Paint Manufacturer Full Warehouse Blind Count

One of the world leaders for railways paint, the European leader both for automotive interior plastics paint as well as for high technology industrial paints required the support of RGIS. Aware of the issues at stake in the globalisation of the various industrial paint sectors, in 2003, the industrial paint manufacturer established an international organisation, able to serve customers throughout the world, with constant quality standards. The manufacturer offers facilities in Europe, Asia, America and Africa thanks to its delivery and assistance solutions.


The industrial paint manufacturer wanted to verify the industrial paint held within a warehouse after internal counts had variances in expected quantities.

The manufacturer required RGIS to provide the following:

  • Blind count of warehouse – no quantities given to auditors to check against
  • Complete count within three days
  • Count all items and confirm details of each item


The industrial paint manufacturer partnered with RGIS to complete the blind count of industrial paint warehouse, and provided the following:

  • Allocated a team of five experienced RGIS auditors
  • Scheduled auditors for eight hours per day
  • Counted all items and confirmed the details of each item:
  • Batch information
  • Volume
  • SKU code
  • Production date
  • Expiry date


The industrial paint manufacturer found by outsourcing the blind count of industrial paint warehouse to RGIS, the following results were achieved:

  • Counted and checked 120,000 items
  • Identified that 2,000 items variance with main system
  • Completed within given time-frame of three days