Lean consulting has been an important service offering from AIG for over a decade now. As part of Lean Consulting, AIG has been able to work for 100s of companies and bring in efficiencies and benefits to them through the lean tools and methods.
Our Lean Consulting offerings include VSM study for processes, Muda, Mura & Muri assessment and subsequent improvement and the very popular 5S consulting.
Lean as an improvement method which focuses on the reduction of Non-value adds and waste in a business process. Lean practitioners are of the view that if a process hasn't been reviewed for Non-value adds typically the process would constitute about 95% of non-value adding activities. To be able to survive and be able to improve on the profits, organizations, will have to look keenly at their business process and work at reduction elimination of non-value adding activities, waste & unreasonableness in the processes and variation.
If the organization's do not look at non-value adds and waste, unreasonableness in their business process etc you may soon run out of business itself. NVAs create waiting, increase Turn around Time of completion of things, reduces customer experience all of which will increase your cost of doing business and may soon drive you out of business.
Lean Consulting or hiring lean consultants can help businesses look at their processes closely and plan for their removal or reduction thereby impacting the top line and bottom line.
Our Lean Consulting body of work can be summarized as below :
- 5S Implementation Consulting – AIG has worked with large and small organizations from varied domains to help them implement and reap benefits from 5S Consulting. Several organizations have benefited from our 5S models.
- Lean Diagnostic Study – AIG has conducted Lean Diagnostic Study in accordance with the specific needs of its clients and subsequently generated reports which have helped the customer attend to short-term and long-term goals. These diagnostic reports could be used as the first step for Lean implementation.
- Study involves assessment of Muda, Mura, Muri existant in business processes.
- Lean Diagnostics could be preparation for VSM implementation.
- VSM Implementation – The experienced consultants at AIG have carried out VSM Implementation across various sectors of the industry.
- Muda Reduction – AIG has provided its clients with various Muda reduction i.e. waste reduction solutions.