manufacturing firm's production strategy must be aligned with
its broader business strategy. Identifying which competitive position
a firm should occupy is crucial to its market positioning and
firms seek to be low-cost, bulk providers of mass-produced goods.
Others choose to produce smaller batches of more specialized products.
Still others elect to remain highly flexible in their design and
production specifications, quickly reacting to shifts in customer
Linking Manufacturing Capabilities to
helps you design and operate manufacturing facilities from a business
perspective. Using tools such as: lean manufacturing indicators,
Six-Sigma management implementation, business process-flow analysis
and best-practices comparisons, we help identify a firm's competitive
position with respect to its manufacturing capabilities and align
that position with the firm's corporate strategy.
conduct a value/supply-chain analysis, determine make/buy options,
and apply a broad-based evaluation across criteria such as customer
needs, competitive positioning and organizational capabilities.
Finally, we generate a feasible set of options and help you quantify
the financial impact of each alternative approach.
professionals assist you to develop collaborative product design
capabilities, innovative manufacturing programs, leading-edge
outsourcing approaches and alliance relationships. We focus on
improving performance against key metrics, including speed-to-market,
speed-to-volume time value of money and time-to-profit.
approach includes developing a set of integrated capabilities
that reinforce total customer satisfaction and build ongoing customer
loyalty, including customer support, sales and marketing, product
design and management, parts management, maintenance, fulfillment,
Life Cycle Management
Life Cycle Management Outsourcing