How Companies like Modelworks are fighting Covid19 and keeping their employees working from Home. Covid 19 has wiped out businesses across the planet.
Restaurants were forced to close while Manufacturing plants were forced to close their production lines. If small vendors and large corporations Can no longer operate, how are some companies staying open and battling covid19 head-on? This is the purpose of this article.
Modelworks has been able to stay open and keep its Employees fully employed. In fact, they have bumped up production and profits are at an all-time High. In this article, we will analyze this case study. Perhaps other businesses can take some tips from this successful business model.
Modelworks Direct employs a workforce of 30 employees but has a reserve force of over 300 home base staff.
They fabricate custom Aircraft models, handcrafted Ship Models, and Custom Car, models.
These are not your standard models found at Walmart or your typical Toy store.
They replicate and miniaturize actual Aircraft, Yachts, Cars, and just about anything under the sun.
Employees and Subcontractors can their project models home and work from the comforts of their home.
They only need to return to the office after a few weeks. Each artisan specializes in a specific area of the build process.
Most Airplane models are completed in 6-8 weeks.
These models are exported from the Philippines to over 100 countries around the world.
Unlike local companies, Modelworks is not dependent on 1 single local economy.
Since they ship models to 100 countries, they are not dependent on any single country or city. In business, its common advice “not to put all your eggs in one basket.”
Ironically though, many businesses set up their business to fail by not setting up their company for success.
Businesses need to be well-diversified and cater to a global audience.
SPECIALIZED MODEL BUILDER
Employees are able to specialize in specific types of models from Missiles to tiny accessories and details.
The beauty in this business is the ability for employees to telework from home and return to the office to submit their projects and collect their salaries.
Since customers are located around the world, they are not dependent on any specific market.
They service the Automotive, Maritime, Military, and Aviation industries.
ABOUT MODEL WORKS
Modelworks Direct is a custom scale model company based in San Dimas, Calif.
The company produces the world’s finest handcrafted models from their client’s photos and specific requirements.
Models produced are museum-quality military, civilian, airline, and display models.
Modelworks Direct offers a wide array of products consisting of airplanes, helicopters, ships, boats, sailboats, space shuttles, and the newly launched maritime line.
Customers may select from over 1,000 unique models including private aircraft and airlines, models from WW I, WW II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf eras.
With superb craftsmanship, combined with the inherent appeal of the airplanes, Modelworks Direct makes aero-sculptures true works of art.
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