...substantial improvement in product delivery and resultant reductions of inventory. The catalyst for these new processes was the Strategic Planning workshop lead by John de Wardt.
John de Wardt provided us with a straight forward, hard driving, no nonsense approach to strategic planning that is still helping us define and achieve new business goals.
John’s emphasis on rigorous planning has resulted in tangible and measurable results in the area of drilling and completing wells. A true step-change.
His insight into the oil and gas industry is invaluable, and his knowledge of best practice in manufacturing has added measurable value to several of our investments.
We have seen significant improvements in results and have adopted the principles in our planning and operations efforts.
His recent corporate strategy development work resulted in a set of strategic initiatives that are already beginning to deliver value only a few months into their implementation.
Electrical Assembly Shop Cuts Work Time 22%
A shop reorganization based on work flow and the adoption of sub assembly processes resulted in improved delivery to schedule with a drop in manhours of 22%.
Regional Pressure Vessel Shop Grows Margins
A high intensity Lean Manufacturing event reorganized the work stations in a pressure vessel fabrication shop. The immediate result was the growth of margins from the low 20% to in excess of 30%.