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Problem Solving – A Question of Corporate Mentality and Culture

  • 4 October 2016
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Problem Solving – A Question of Corporate Mentality and Culture
Problem solving is more than picking the right tool or technique. It is about accepting that sometimes things go wrong or do not turn out as intended. Nobody really wants problems and those of us who have tried to ignore them know that they only grow bigger the longer you leave them.

Case Study - UK's Largest Plant Bread Bakers

  • 29 September 2016
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Case Study - UK's Largest Plant Bread Bakers

This Plant Bread Baker saw improved backhaul utilisation by 22%, Forecasting and Inventory improvement programme saved £185k and Improved trailer racking by 5% with savings of £85k. 

Sales, Marketing and Finance Input

  • 14 September 2016
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Sales, Marketing and Finance Input
Involving the Sales, Marketing and Finance teams is fundamental to an effective Integrated Business Planning Model.

Case Study - Energy Savings at German manufacturing and logistics provider to the entertainment industry

  • 8 September 2016
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Case Study - Energy Savings at German manufacturing and logistics provider to the entertainment industry
As part of an end-to-end supply chain optimisation programme, WBS were asked to also identify savings and efficiency gains in the organisation’s energy consumption The target was to reduce energy costs over a two year period by 20% - 30%. (24.2% achieved)

Getting Your Material Flow Right

  • 6 September 2016
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Getting Your Material Flow Right
Lean methodology likes numbers. 5S. 6 losses. 7 wastes - well 8 if you count loss of human potential, or 9 if you include customer complaints.
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