Facing a combination of new challenges: it is time to pursue changes to strengthen your company’s constitution.
People – Processes – Equipment
Before anyone else, we learned and brought knowledge of the Toyota System to leaders and managers, we assisted thousands of companies, large and small, on their improvement path, and in the process, accumulated extensive experience in the art of change.
Today, we continue to bring advanced Lean knowledge and improvement expertise to help you and your teams consolidate Lean ways of working everywhere in your organization, build efficient collaborative processes, improve asset management, and accelerate service and innovation to get better – for your customers, your employees, and your growth!
We’ve helped others achieve their improvement objectives; we can do it for you!
Our activities – education, consulting, training, and coaching – are focused at…
|helping you achieve short-term results in terms of quality, leadtime, yield, productivity and cost optimization, while building new practices to create long-term capabilities.
||helping leaders at all levels understand their role, engage the workforce, and support improvement efforts in all functions, to achieve sustainable results.
Reliability increases stakeholder value; to be World Class you must have reliable equipment and reliable end-to-end processes. Let us help you make company-wide pursuit of overall effectiveness (availability x performance x quality) your new normal.
Flow – Manufacturing
People, developing their capabilities and creating a waste-free process-flow environment is the most important subsystem of keeping your organization in motion™. Let us help you and your team design and implement sustainable process flow relationships to attain your end-to-end value stream management objectives.
VELOCITY AND EFFICIENCY – ADMINISTRATION & SERVICES
Lengthy admin processes are devastating to customer experiences and employee satisfaction. Reducing process complexity to reduce lead-time and increase quality is vital to keeping your enterprise in motion™. Let us help you transform end-to-end administrative operations to better serve your employees and customers.
Daily operations will not run themselves; all companies need a system of performance management comprised of 3 elements: leadership routines, visual management and accountability. Let us help you implement a systemic way to govern your process capabilities and always know that you are under-control, capable, and getting better.
Our stories & resources
The Power of Optimizing Your Workflow
An international apparel manufacturer asks for help increasing their production levels utilizing existing resources…and hurry!Read more
What Happens When You Ask Why with a Lean Eye?
A Major US Metal Manufacturer asked us to conduct kaizen style event to help improve throughput and increase capacity while achieving cost reductions.Read more
Management’s 5 Obligations to Teams
Teams are the life blood of the company’s capability to serve its customers. A team can achieve much more than the sum of its parties, and building teams should be, maybe more than ever, a management priority. Find out the five critical areas for successful team development.Read more
The Word of The Month: VSM (Value Stream Management)
VSM is a systemic practice to improve end-to-end processes, allowing your organization to see the flow of customer value and achieve 100% on-time delivery as planned.Read more
The Word of The Month: Renewal
The need for renewal can be triggered by many factors; regardless of what prompts it, the key is to make renewal part of your CI initiatives, and to help ensure employees are performing optimally by aligning strategic objectives with daily activities. Check out the latest Word of the Month for more about the facets of Renewal.Read more
The Word of The Month: Catchball
The Catchball process promotes buy-in to leadership aspirations and organizational goals through two-way, top-down/bottom-up communication. Learn more in this month’s Word of the Month.Read more