Shaping the Future of the
through Lean Six-Sigma methodologies.
Maximize Efficiency and Production
Since inception, Develop Consulting has been supporting some of the world’s largest food and beverage processors, greenhouses, growers and manufacturers to remove waste from process, maximizing efficiency and production, increasing profits and providing a competitive edge.
How Develop Consulting Can Help Your Organization
Utilizing Lean and Six Sigma approaches focused on process improvement, one on one coaching, and root causes analysis, the team at Develop Consulting work shoulder to shoulder with staff and management to create sustainable improvements.
Some of the improvements include:
- $300,000 savings through redesign of downgrading process for one of North America’s largest fruit processors
- $200,000 savings through design of U-shaped cells at a Meal Kit producer, resulting in a 26% increase in labour efficiency and 26% reduction in meal kit cost
- $600,000 savings achieved in production line efficiencies at one of Canada’s largest greenhouse growers through implementation of visual management systems
- Introduced Lean systems to a world-renowned beer brand increasing overall plant capacity by 17%, improved overall equipment efficiency (OEE) by 10%, and increased line speeds across five main stock keeping units (SKUs) by 7%
- 50% reduction of split shifts reducing operating costs by $200,000 per annum
- Generated an additional $1,000,000 in revenue through a 50% reduction in downtime at a leader in dough and batter-based food
Are you a food or beverage processor in British Columbia?
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What we do
Remove waste, minimize inventories and increase productivity
Help manage demand and maintain workforce levels
Make you operationally efficient and ready for the future
Improve operational efficiency and performance
Rising demand, changing consumer tastes, increased reliance on automated operations and wage increases are key issues across the food, beverage and agricultural sector. Meeting the challenges of a changing marketplace requires new approaches to improving operational efficiency and performance.
At Develop Consulting, we apply proven Lean and Six-Sigma techniques to minimize inventories, manage demand and maintain the right workforce levels. We work alongside staff and leadership to create sustainable change and build capacity for continuous improvement. Some of the areas that we support organization to focus on are:
Improved quality & customer satisfaction
Reduction of errors
Reduced food waste
Reduced water waste
Increased productivity & reduced downtime
Increased employee morale, engagement, and ownership
Lean & Six-Sigma training