Lean Management - Deliver On-Time, Every Time.

Providing Lean and Operational Management Consulting Services since 2005

Lean Management Consultancy - Deliver Results

Lean Management Consultancy – Deliver Results

 

You run a successful business, a department, site. Your product and services are liked by your customers, they return time and again to buy from you. They’ve been loyal over many months and years; they recommend your products and service to others, who like what they see.

Staff have grown as your business has grown. They’ve risen to the challenges, taken on new projects and roles, developed new products and solutions with you.

There is still that one challenge you have; a challenge you and many successful leaders have.

A challenge that you know you if you could just get it under control, the business, the team would deliver more.  

Every time you think it’s sorted, it comes back ticking away, counting down.

You believe that if you could just solve this you’d have a business, department, site which is in control.

It’s THE challenge we see and hear about in every project we are asked to consider.

It’s the challenge that we know how to solve, a challenge there is a solution for.

Using our Lean Management techniques combined with our extensive knowledge of Operational Management we know we can help you to finally sort it.  

The Challenge we see and hear, is the challenge of  TIME; delivering On-Time, Every Time.

 

Lean Management Consulting

Lean Management Consulting – Transform

It’s the conversation we hear every day when we are out and about with clients. Read the sentences below, do you hear these or similar in your organisation?

  • “Can we get this work done by close of play tomorrow?”
  • “We’ve been asked to try and speed up our processes, is that possible?”
  • “We need to ship this out by Thursday, otherwise there are penalties, it’s already two weeks late”
  • “How long? If this doesn’t go by the end of the month we miss our targets”
  • “The customer will go elsewhere if it takes too long..”
  • “When will this part be in? we need it today, can you call the supplier?”
  • “Our competitors have a lead time of 3 weeks can we do better?” 
  • “We need to do overtime to try and catch the time up, the back log is building again..” 

Recognise any of those? Do they sound familiar?

You might have 1,2,3 or more similar conversations every day or week. Conversation which ironically take up your time.

The challenge of getting work completed, reports, and orders delivered On-Time, Every Time, is one we know can be solved, we know how to help you do this. 

Lean Management Techniques combined with solid Operational Management training will give you the tools to deliver On-Time, Every Time. 

It surely makes sense that after you’ve learnt to deliver On-Time, Every Time, the next step is to grow your business. Deliver more using the techniques you’ve embedded in the organisation. 

 

Leeds University - Lean Management Workshops

Leeds University – Lean Management Workshops

Since 2010 we’ve taken well over 2,750 people through our Lean Manufacturing and Management workshop thanks to the Operations and Supply Chain team at Leeds University Business School.

levantar     (verb) - to lift, to raise up

Lean Consulting & Improvement Services from Levantar

UK Lean Manufacturing Consultants

UK Lean Manufacturing Consultants

Want advice, quickly, on how to deliver MORE from your existing equipment and staff? Want to discover if you CAN deliver on-time, every time?
Check out this page and pick up the phone.

UK Lean Manufacturing Consultants

UK Lean Manufacturing Training Courses

UK Lean Manufacturing Training Courses

Want to up-skill your Operations staff? want to give them production skills that will enable YOU to deliver MORE? Our Lean training WILL BE built around your business needs, using the right techniques that will improve your business.
Check out the link and get in touch

UK Lean Manufacturing Courses

UK Business Process Consulting

UK Business Process Consulting

You employ People to do work. They follow processes.
Want to reduce costs? Or improve speed of delivery?
Start with a Process Review.
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UK Business Process Improvement Consultants

How can You use our Lean Management Services?

Lean Management - Deliver On-Time, Every Time

Lean Management - Deliver On-Time, Every Time

It's simple to contact us;

  • You Contact Us either by phone on 01904 277007 , email Mark@levantar.co.uk  or fill in the form below with your contact details.
  • We'll get back to you (within 24hrs) to make time for a (Free) conversation to find out more about your business and the challenges you have.
  • If we both agree that we think we can do something, then we book a FREE on-site review.  We do these across the UK.
  • Yes, it is free, there is no obligation, no cost BUT we only do a maximum of 2 per month, so putting off your call, could delay the review.
  • We conduct the review at your site and make time to have a debrief at the end of the day. 

  Fill in your details here and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Lean Management + Operations Management - Results You Could Achieve

A leading UK equipment manufacturer was convinced it could grow through International sales but was being held back by long lead times and late deliveries.

Working with Levantar the client identified how the production times could be cut by 50%. This gave the business the springboard to increase its UK and International sales.

The result of our programme was a business which delivered more output 40%, on time, in shorter lead times, without needing any more staff, or space in which to do it.

Sales increased by over 40% without additional staff costs.

They could compete on lead times with others in the market and be confident they could achieve delivery dates, every time.

A UK Services organisation had ambitious growth plans. To meet them though it knew it would need to address its Admin and Finance processes.

Levantar discovered that the processing of client files took over 250 days. This mattered as they were only paid once this was complete.

Working with the management team a series of key improvement plans where devised; without the need to change any technology.

The result? the client files now take 120 days, less than half the 250 at the start.

This has allowed the growth plans to be implemented and has improved the cash flow; the money is coming in from clients in half the time.

As well as driving the Customer Satisfaction higher, the business also discovered that the programmes drove their measured Employee Engagement scores higher.

A technical & global engineering leader with a reputation for missing delivery dates. They'd tried other lean and productivity consulting suppliers but hadn't managed to sustain the results.

Levantar identified a programme of work which included managers, supervisors and team leaders in the design and execution.

The Levantar programme helped the team to devise ways of delivering 100% of the plan AND 35% more output without needing any more staff or space.

The programme was delivered through a number of small learning workshops (1-2 hours) and on-job coaching and feedback with managers and staff.

Improvement ideas & adoption and staff engagement is now central to how this organisation works every day.

Business Sectors and Departments We Help via Lean Management

Lean Management and Operational Management Improvement

Our proven Lean Management techniques and Operational Management coaching framework, developed over 15 years, have helped businesses in many sectors to lift up, to raise their performancedelivering work 30-50% faster; without the need for more staff, more space or new IT & systems.

Imagine being able to deliver On-Time, Every Time, what will 

  • your Customers say? 
  • your Managers think?
  • happen to your business costs?  Time is money after all.
  • delivering more work on time, mean for the future of your business? your team? your department?
  • it mean for  your time spent on You? with Your Family? with your Friends?

We have extensive Operations Management and Excellence experience and have worked with firms in many sectors and many sizes to help them deliver more, more quickly. Whether that's to steady the ship or help the business deal with growth plans.

Some of our clients are medium sized enterprises (20+ staff), others stand alone sites that are part of larger organisations, some are the larger companies that run the multiple sites and offices.  

Our unique approach comes from combining Lean Improvement techniques with our passion for driving Employee Engagement; this puts the management and employee teams at the heart of improvement and means our clients can deliver projects that both transform organisations and the skills of individuals.

Projects that deliver real, substantial, sustained improvements and provide the platforms for further business growth and expansion.    

Our initial consultation is FREE.

Who Are Levantar?

Mark Greenhouse MEng MIET M IDM

Manufacturing Consultant UK - Mark Greenhouse

UK Based Manufacturing and Lean Consultant - Mark Greenhouse

Mark is a qualified engineer whose career has spanned Operational Management and Improvement roles across Manufacturing and Service organisations.

He's taken improvement across organisations from operational areas to support functions.

He's written extensively on improvement and works with Leeds University Business School.

Neil Harvey CGMA, MBA. 

Neil Harvey UK Lean Consultant

Neil Harvey UK Lean Consultant

Neil has built and run several businesses, employing 180+ staff and delivering 100M+ units annually to UK supermarkets.

His business growth experience is based on putting his own money on the table and he knows the challenges and the risks businesses can take. 

His experience of running day to day operational areas coupled with his accounting background is still rare in the world of improvement consultants.

 

Lean Manufacturing Training & Consulting Across the UK

Services We Offer

Efficiency & Productivity Review

In a few days we aim to review critical parts of your business and provide insights into wasted time and effort - aiming to give you an insight into the time you could gain through improved efficiency & productivity. Insights into how your employees could be more engaged and help to deliver more

Lean Management Training

Levantar have developed experience based lean training. Training which mixes teaching with on the job implementation. Lean Training which is focussed on helping you identify and solve the problems in your business, delivering a return direct to you, your employees, your customers.

Lean Management Consulting

Our lean consulting works alongside you and your staff to ensure everyone understands and is aligned with changes, at a pace to suit your business. Ensuring the benefits of improvement are realised quickly and are sustained in the long term, able to cope with future changes.

Interim Operations Management

Levantar staff have considerable operations management experience (AT LEAST 20yrs +) to multi-site director level. You can use our experience and skills to fill gaps or provide advice on an interim basis.

Client Reviews of Levantar 

The Levantar team provide a fantastic service that not only looks at the basic lean principles of manufacturing but helped to dig much deeper to identify underlying issues across the business and how to improve them. Neil and Mark make an exceptional team who are really easy to work with and are able to challenge and develop individuals from the shop-floor to the management team. I highly recommend them.Garth Williams Software Manager ABG International Ltd
Garth Ellie Williams
Garth Ellie Williams
06:27 17 May 18
Levantar really do know what they are doing, they spent around a year working with a company I work for and the improvement made were beyond words. Daily working life became much more bearable and I was able to improve myself in my job role due to this. They are very honest and will help wherever they can using the knowledge they have learnt through the years. I highly recommend Mark and Neil and would happily work with them again.
Daisy Lowe
Daisy Lowe
08:55 12 Apr 18
Levantar were with us for 7 months during which time they introduced many changes to existing processes as well as new ones to move on with. During this time they learned our way of working before making any additions/alterations or changes, they listened to everyone who had comments, observations or ideas and took all of these on board.They left us a far more efficient group than when they arrived with new ideas an projects to carry forward to continue the improvements.Overall Mark & Neil are approachable, attentive & have much knowledge & experience to draw from in order to improve a business in so many ways.Highly recommended !
Malcolm Savage
Malcolm Savage
10:16 26 Mar 18
The Levantar team are extremely professional and easy to work with.They were able to converse with all levels of our employees from the people on our shop floor through to the Management team and most importantly get 'buy in'.We are now using many procedures they put in place.I cant rate them highly enough.
Chris Ellis
Chris Ellis
07:33 03 Apr 18
Taught a combination of logical thinking with outside the box thoughts. Full interaction with all levels in all departments. Great motivation team the learn from and work with.
Martin Morgan
Martin Morgan
10:22 12 Apr 18
Levantar helped improve process and work flow, improved communication between departments and were keen to develope employee's with college course and in house training.
Stephen Mazey
Stephen Mazey
15:13 04 Apr 18
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