The goal of productivity is to facilitate the production of as many quality pieces in accordance with the current and especially future takt time level. This is a real, visible and especially expected productivity.
The production of quality pieces depends first and foremost on the effectiveness and efficiency of the cycl […]
From the perspective of Total Lead Time, any company mainly wants to have a system that:
is able to comply with the delivery terms assumed;
continuously maintains an optimal stock level;
continuously reduces total lead time (especially in the production area – it’s handy);
reduces the number of operations an […]
It is obvious that the show of digitalisation, which we all attend, is aimed at increasing the level of productivity (and quality). This “show” will cover all areas around us – it is the new global resource.
At the company level, the lack of productivity growth has many causes. One of them is the lack o […]
Indirect materials have amazing costs in most companies. However, often their standardization and improvement is not a continuous focus for companies (with visible results).
Large variations between system and factual data are often encountered, increasing and generating large and continuous discussions.
Often those invo […]
Every manufacturing company must do the set-up (changeover) activity. Without this activity the work cannot be carried out and the flexibility imposed by the clients’ requests cannot be ensured.
But I often meet companies that do not have a standard time for each type of set-up or at least for the most frequent, co […]
Companies need to be focused on continually planning and developing their Profitability Lifelong Journey on the basis of Innovation, Productivity and Leadership Lifelong Journey.
For this, being convinced that if people first learn, then they will be able to work, we have developed 53 training & workshop programs of […]
More and more companies are lining up for the new journey of profitable digital transformation.
The following 10 major challenges of profitable digital transformation I have met in several production companies in recent months:
The Lack of Real Managerial Commitment for Digital Transformation;
Lack of a Robust Multiannu […]
Competitive Supremacy through Cost Improvement: True Productivity Reveals your Hidden Profitability
The major challenge of top managers is to find the way to consistently obtain annual and multiannual manufacturing target profit regardless of the evolution of sales volumes, increasing or decreasing.
Cost Reduction: 7 Basic Directions
Even if profit margins are decreasing for many companies, they find all sorts of excuses for their growing stock, especially for stocks that don’t move, move slowly or are not necessary for many days in the factory. Often, the value of these stocks is dizzying, especially f […]
The continuous synchronization of the basic flow of the companies and the profitability of this flow is and will remain an eternal challenge of the manufacturing company to ensure the eternal prosperity in a global market. Even if different approaches are used to achieve lead time reduction […]