Case Studies



$3.6 Billion uniform & facility services company

~60% Increase in Production Line Efficiency


Our Approach

  • Developed a process flow chart and value stream map to identify non-value added activities and productivity losses.
  • Standardized the flow of supplies & people to production line using time study and line balancing.
  • Re-designed warehouse layout to eliminate non-value added movements and streamline material flow.
  • Utilized Continuous Improvement methodology for Kaizen Blitz projects .

Results

  • $720,000 annualized savings
  • 60% efficiency increase
  • 28% productivity increase
  • Higher throughput by decreasing cycle time

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Focus Areas

  • Dependability
  • Savings
  • Kaizen
  • Satisfaction

Objectives

  • Increased Efficiency
  • Cost Minimization
  • Standardization
  • Optimization of Material/People Flow

Tools

  • Flow Diagrams

  • Scorecard

  • Time Study

  • Data Analysis

  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Kaizen Activities