All-Terrain 5-in-1 Wagon
By Radio Flyer
The Radio Flyer All-Terrain 5-in-1 Wagon is designed with air tires that ensure a smooth ride across multiple surfaces: including pavement, sand, grass, or gravel. The five seating and storage options include seating for two, flatbed, covered storage and ride, activity surface and XL storage and ride. It also features seat-belts for improved safety, child and adult cup holders and a quick fold-over handle for easy storage.
Description of Services:
Engineering – Developed new tires and hardware for one of Radio Flyer’s top wagons. Executed statistical analysis and design-of-experiments to determine a feasible solution for incorporating air tires with caster-style steering on a plastic wagon.
3D Modeling – Developed 3D geometry in SolidWorks for new hardware and tire hubs.
Project Management and Delivery – Worked with overseas vendors to create accurate cost estimates, new tooling, and new packaging for hardware and tire kits. Debugged new hardware to meet engineering specifications and worked with supply chain to implement new SKU.
Prototyping – Worked with local and overseas vendors to create multiple prototypes to determine optimal design for usability and functionality.
Results – Led the development for launching the first plastic wagon with all-terrain air tires seen in the market as a part of the in-house Product Development team at Radio Flyer. Boosted build-a-wagon sales on RadioFlyer.com. Resulted in new SKU sold into retail partners.
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