Sectors

Paper industry: specialty paper and capillary carton

2 locations in Germany, 1300 employees

Project scope:

  • Optimization of the product-market mix
  • Increase of productivity in both direct and indirect areas
  • Reduction of waste
  • Process and material flow

Results/ Benefits:

  • Cost reduction of 11%
  • Reduction of waste by 6%
  • New structure for the sales department
  • New system of production planning

Paper industry: Production and Marketing of Paper

Located in Germany, 980 employees

Project scope

  • New processes in both Marketing and Sales
  • Design and development of performance targets
  • New structural organization
  • Change Management

Results / Benefits

  • Clearer organization and processes
  • New planning, controlling and Management System
  • Cultural integration

Automotive industry supplier: car tyres

Located in Germany, 760 employees

Project scope

  • Faster response time of both engineering and maintenance to customer needs
  • Process engineering of the interfaces between engineering, production and quality assurance

Results / Benefits

  • Reduction of one entire management level
  • Established a new central function for all maintenance activities
  • Introduction of a new planning and control system

Automotive industry supplier: robot manufacturer

1 Location in Germany, 880 employees

Project scope

  • Management of construction outsourcing

Results/ Benefits

  • Introduction of an ABC segmentation for products and suppliers
  • Reduction of number of suppliers from 50 to 30
  • Implementation of a supplier quality rating system

Automotive industry supplier: interior fitting

Located in Germany, 3300 employees

Project scope

  • Implementation of a new work processes to achieve improved productivity and quality
  • Total plant re-organization

Results/ Benefits

  • 20% productivity increase
  • Significant reduction of rework
  • Clearer definition of functions and responsibilities
  • New profit center structure

Automotive industry supplier: screws and piece parts

Located in Germany, 780 employees

Project scope

  • Reorganization of the sales division
  • Order management / Production Planning
  • Inventory Management

Results / Benefits

  • New structure of both sales and logistics
  • New Forecasting System
  • 8% productivity increase
  • 30 % reduction in labor cost for order planning and control

Automotive industry supplier: seals and brakes

Located in Germany, 780 employees

Project scope

  • Improvement in order processing
  • Improvement of inventory management
  • Developing a proactive problem solving culture

Results/ Benefits

  • 40% reduction in cycle time
  • 30% reduction of WIP inventory
  • 20% reduction of scrap and rework

Mining

3 Locations in Germany, 1600 employees

Project scope

  • Acceleration of order handling throughout the whole process chain
  • Purchasing and supply inventory
  • Management system for spare parts
  • Help to consolidate three different locations into one

Results/ Benefits

  • Reduction of supply inventory by 2800 KDM
  • 52% reduction of delay in the spare part delivery
  • 60% reduction of shop floor orders through better planning
  • Consolidation of the whole business process

Air conditioning technology

Located in Germany, 850 employees

Project scope

  • Merging of two divisions
  • Volume related crewing
  • Increased machine utilization

Results/ Benefits

  • Staff reduction of 45%
  • Increase of plant productivity by 73%
  • Leaner management structure for the merged division

Market research

2 Locations in Germany, 850 employees

Project scope

  • Elimination of inefficiency and lost time
  • Definition of the core business processes
  • Improvement of IT Project Management

Results/ Benefits

  • Installed tools to ensure efficient process management
  • process oriented structure for the clearly defined core business