Applied Lean Consulting

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Applied Lean Consulting

We take Lean principles derived from Manufacturing and apply them across all industry sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Administration

LEAN is a universal concept!

Lean is a tools and management system that provides:

  • What customers need
  • When they need it
  • In the quantity they need it
  • In the right sequence
  • Without defects
  • At lowest possible cost

Remote working initiative – Zoom drop-in

The current business restrictions aren’t going to last forever and once the crisis passes there will be significant opportunities for all businesses that plan ahead.

However, given the current concerns with holding face to face meetings, ALC is pleased to announce an innovative service using the Zoom video conferencing facility; a free of charge, no-obligation, 15 minute consultation of your business.

Discuss your Lead Time, OTIF (on time, in full) rate of fulfilment, Work in Progress, Stock turn and quality metrics (customer complaints and non-conformance check failures).

We’ll discuss with you the barriers to growth – to link back to customer requirements and what your customer is willing to pay for when they enlist your services.

Identify and prioritise strategic priorities for the growth of your business, particularly once we emerge from the current crisis.

See the Latest News section in the MK Chamber of Commerce.

Zoom Drop-in

Remote working initiative

Tim Scurlock, Director of ALC said…

We’ve just been voted Industrial Process News company of the year 2020 for our pro-active approach, customer service and attention to detail. This initiative is another opportunity for us to engage with our customers (both current and future) during this difficult time.

ALC helps you to deliver quality and service on time, every time.

  • Consistently meet your OTIF (On-Time, In Full) target
  • Reduce your lead time
  • Reduce WIP (Work In Progress)
  • Improve quality (reduce scrap, re-work and customer credits)
  • Improve layout of production, storage and fulfilment to increase pace and reduce waste
  • Implement lean stock control measures to reduce stock-outs and excess stock
  • Improve stock turn, ease cash flow and increase profit
  • Allow your business to grow without moving premises

How Can We Help You ?

To discuss how our team can help your business achieve true results…

How can you tell that your company needs Lean… ?

Managers

Managers spend most of their time firefighting: fixing problems and reacting to crises

Employees

Employees can’t see the link between their daily tasks and the organisation’s strategic goals

Work Practices

Work practices vary across individuals and groups

Quality

Delays or quality deficiencies are hidden and easily missed

Time

Widespread frustration within the company at how long tasks take

Feedback

Feedback from customers shows poor and variable levels of service

Focus

There is a lack of customer focus and no clear idea of what customers are looking for

Stress

Employees feel stressed, with high rates of sickness and absenteeism

Culture

Witch hunts’, finger pointing and a blame culture are endemic. Staff aren’t encouraged to speak up about impending problems

Contact Us

Applied Lean Consulting Ltd.

Horn Street, Winslow, Bucks
+44 (0) 7411 381 887
info@appliedleanconsulting.com

Applied Lean Consulting

ALC works with a select group of associate consultants giving the flexibility to resource larger projects and extended capabilities beyond the ‘standard’ lean intervention.

Whatever your industry, contact Applied Lean Consulting, on a no obligation basis, to find out how to eliminate waste and drive efficiency into your business.

Or if you just want to find out more about “Lean” and how it can save you money, please do get in touch. We would be very pleased to hear from you if you have any questions concerning the application of Lean and Lean process techniques.

ALC Ltd. is an established independent lean process consultancy which commenced practice in July 2011. Automotive Lean Consulting Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (Companies House number: 7695854).