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COST REDUCTION & EFFICIENCY GAINS

With competition aggressively price discounting, operational cost reduction and efficiency gains were a ‘must-do’ priority. A focus on the reducing site energy consumption and product waste while also improving product quality was needed to make significant inroads into reducing costs.

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CLEANING UP ‘FREE TEXT’ DATA!

All too often it is the free text column that contains the information you wanted!
This brief ‘how-to’ summary provides a proven workaround to deal with this ‘dirty data’!

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CHANGING MINDSET TO IMPROVE!

Shift productivity was below targets and benchmarks being achieved at other sites. This was dramatically affecting the site profitability; when combined with the effects of the recent relocation and downsizing of the site, the result was a need to overcome a ‘no-chance-of-winning’ mindset and make breakthrough improvements.

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SIPOC HOW-TO GUIDE

Are you looking for a guide on how to develop a SIPOC?
This resource will guide you through everything you need to know to develop a SIPOC Chart with your Team. Every step of the process is covered, from understanding the key Column headings, how to set up a SIPOC Chart on a flipchart, and the ‘team process’ to create a SIPOC of their own.

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PRACTICAL WAYS TO CHECK DATA QUALITY

Before starting and diving into data analysis and reports, checking for data quality issues using Practical and Graphical techniques will ensure you understand how Complete, Correct and Consistent your data is, and help to identify the areas that need to be addressed

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KANBAN BOARDS HOW-TO GUIDE

Are you looking for a guide on how to start Team collaboration?
This resource provides an overview of the key steps to start using a Kanban board with your Team. Each step of the process is covered, from understanding the key elements required, how to set up a Kanban board, and the ‘Team process’ to bring a Kanban board to life.

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