Operational Excellence

Working with businesses to ensure maximum efficiency across everything they do


Backed up by years of hands-on experience and expertise across all manufacturing industries, our Operational Excellence team works with businesses to ensure maximum efficiency across everything they do. We can advise on a range of operations activity, including but not limited to: unlocking working capital, supply chain management, product quality assurance, operational excellence solutions and business process engineering and re-design.

Increasing profitability, driving efficiency and raising performance

The business landscape and environment is changing more rapidly than ever. Many businesses, large and small, face global competition in their supply chains and sales channels. Rising customer expectations, for quality of service and quality of experience, challenge businesses to keep on modifying and improving their value propositions.

This is accompanied by the constant pressure to reduce costs, maintain and improve profitability with limited resources and budget to invest in improvements. Our Operating Partners have significant experience in designing and implementing excellence programmes, having held leadership positions at some of the World’s leading manufacturing organisations, in rapidly changing sectors such as automotive, engineering and pharmaceuticals.

Below are some examples of the type of projects we are specialists in:

Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Inventory improvements, reduced stockholding and cash liberation
  • Globalisation of raw material sourcing and supply
  • Utility cost reductions
  • Optimised in-bound and out-bound logistics

Production Processes

  • Releasing latent production capacity
    Technology partner sourcing and selection
    Improving agility and responsiveness

Labour

  • Labour cost reductions
  • Sub-contractor cost reductions
  • Managing organisational change

Product Quality

  • Reducing manufacturing waste
  • Increasing compliance rates

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