GOT PROBLEMS?

WE PROVIDE SOLUTIONS.

Common Problems:

  • Profitability not where you want it

  • Too Much Overtime

  • Quality Problems: Rework, Scrap, Warranty

  • Too Many Late Orders

  • Need Shorter Lead Times

  • Too Much Inventory

  • Need More Capacity

  • Too Much Waste in Processes

  • Supplier Performance holding you back

CALL 888.489.5121

RAPID IMPROVEMENT WITH MINIMAL INVESTMENT!!!

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Michael Asbury

Business Consultant

LSSMBB & TOC Jonah

GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT & REDUCE FRUSTRATION!

 
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INTEGRATED APPROACH

Our systematic approach effectively combines 3 proven methodologies for increasing your efficacy with maximum impact & speed.​​

  • Lean - Customer Value & Waste Removal Focused​

    • Waste Identification & Reduction Tools

    • High Employee Engagement

    • Pull Driven = Produce to Customer Demand

    • Pursue Perfection

  • Six Sigma -​ Data Driven Effectiveness & Efficiency Focused

    • Structured Problem Solving Approach

    • Team Oriented

    • Variation Identification & Reduction Tools

  • Theory of Constraints  -  Focus & Throughput

    • ID & Define Goal(s) 

    • Strategic Planning

    • Constraint Focus

    • Buffer Management

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ELEVATE COACHING & CONSULTING

ABOUT

Elevate Coaching & Consulting is a catalyst for rapid improvement. We help organizations that are serious about reaching the next level of performance. 

 

In 2015, Michael Asbury founded Elevate Coaching & Consulting with the vision of organizations getting the results they desire without hiring additional internal continuous improvement staff.

 

We are a small team of experts passionate about achieving more with less. We firmly believe things don't have to be the way that they are now. We know it's possible to develop win-win solutions to quickly make things much better. And we prefer to use creativity over capital.

Our team has expertise in Quality & Continuous Improvement (Lean Six Sigma & Theory of Constraints), Design & Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, Materials Management, & IT.

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OUR CUSTOMERS

The insight & expertise that we provide helps our customers achieve high impact results. Some of our customers:

  • Don't have a continuous improvement staff or program & want results without adding full-time overhead

  • Need some additional bandwidth or enhancement to an existing Quality & Continuous Improvement (QCI) program

  • Operate multiple sites or subsidiaries that need rapid improvement projects or a remote QCI program

  • Need a Supply Chain QCI Program for Suppliers or Distribution partners to maintain stability and/or growth

  • Working on accomplishing a turnaround 

Contact us to discuss how we can help you achieve your goals.

SELECT YOUR SERVICES

1

STRATEGIC ROAD MAP

IMPLEMENTATION

STRATEGIC ROAD MAP IMPLEMENTATION

  • In-depth improvement Strategy

    • Combination of all services

  • Detailed Process Analysis & Value Stream Mapping

  • Thorough Constraint  Analysis

  • Waste & Obstacle Prioritization

  • Improvement Solution Evaluation

  • Project Portfolio Pipeline

    • Prioritization, Execution, & Tracking

4

CI TRAINING

CI TRAINING

Lean Six Sigma (LSS)

  • Voice of the Customer​​​

  • Wastes & Making Value Flow

  • LSS Tools & Techniques

    • Waste, Defect, & Variation Reduction​

Theory of Constraints (TOC)

  • Throughput & Constraint Focus

  • Buffer Management

  • Strategic Planning

TOC & LSS for Maximum Impact​

2

ASSESSMENT

ASSESSMENT

  

  • 3 to 10 Days On-Site

  • Identify Goals & Objectives

  • Rationalization Studies

  • Identify Value Streams

  • Assess Key Value Stream(s)

  • Voice of the Customer

  • Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Opportunities & Threats

  • Process Maps

  • Identify Risks

  • Constraints & Obstacles

5

REMOTE CI PROGRAM

REMOTE CI PROGRAM

  • Custom Program for your needs

  • Setup Metrics, Dashboards, Scorecards, & 4-Blockers

  • Drive Quality at the Source & Next Operation as Customer

  • Establish Weekly & Monthly Reviews for Obstacles & Actions

  • Track Improvement Project Progress

  • Measure Performance Impact

  • Turn Program over to Management once Established

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RAPID IMPROVEMENT

PROJECTS

RAPID IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

  • AKA - Kaizen Events

  • 5 to 10 Days On-site

  • 2-3 Weeks of Assigned Actions

    • Remote Follow Ups​

  • Quickly Improve a Targeted Product / Process

  • Best to Select Critical Target from Assessment Phase

  • Compare Baseline vs.  Results

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SPECIAL SERVICES

SPECIAL SERVICES

(Stand Alone Services)

  • In Depth Value Stream Map

  • Constraint Utilization Studies

  • Time Value Analysis Studies

  • Custom Metrics: Dashboards, Scorecards, 4-Blockers​

  • Buffer Management ​

  • Root Cause Analysis

  • Design of Experiments

  • Design for Manufacturability

  • Process Re-engineering

  • Facility Layout Redesign

 

TESTIMONIALS

"Within 3 months the facility increased throughput by 37% and reduced OT labor hours from 25% to nearly zero"

Dan - Work Truck Service Body Industry

"By identifying Heat Treatment as our constraint & focusing Lean Six Sigma efforts there, we increased throughput by 20% through the company with minimal investment"

Larry - Steel Foundry Industry

"Reduced labor on our high-volume fleet project from 17 hours to 9 hours (47%) within 2 weeks and achieved 100% On-Time Delivery for the first time"

Frank - Fleet Commercial Vehicle Industry

"I've seen significant change and sustained results brought to two distinctly different companies"

Josh - Box Van Industry

"Michael Asbury exhibits an irrefutable expertise in TLS with a solid track record of achievement.  His firm, Elevate Coaching & Consulting, uses a clear systematic approach with strategic focus and sequencing of proven improvement methods. 
 
He consistently delivers very repeatable and rapid impact on the profitability of the organization he is helping.
 
I highly recommend Michael and his approach to any organization wanting to improve and more importantly, become more profitable!"

Bob Sproull - Turnaround & Improvement Expert

ELEVATE COACHING & CONSULTING

Business Consulting with Continuous Improvement Expertise

Office:    888.489.5121

Fax:        704.479.7206

info@elevate-outcomes.com

Greensboro, NC

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