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Training program on “Reduce Cost, Not Margins”
Faber Infinite is glad to announce first of its kind training program on "Reduce Cost, Not Margins" - Advance Lean Tools for Engineering Industry at Baroda on 21 August, 2014. Details of the Training Program: One-Day Training Program “Reduce Cost, Not Margins” Advance lean tools for Engineering Industry Does your organization face following problems during your daily Operations? - High Lead time - Frequent delays in supply of material - Uncertainty during planning stage - Material stock out at one...
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Franchisee Audits: Lever for Growth
The success of any franchised business depends largely on the ability of the franchise system and the franchisees to each meet the important responsibilities placed on them. For the system, those responsibilities include perfecting the concept, running the system, and promoting concept growth. There is no doubt that franchisees typically keep a close eye on how their franchisor runs the system, to ensure that proper investments are being made into the concept and that the concept is being properly run...
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Lean Facility Design: Benefits Plenty!
While taking a Gemba (real workplace) Walk at India’s largest bone china manufacturer, huge scope of improvement was foreseen by the transformation project team. Having said that, it is noteworthy that the client has massive space, excellent products and some big names in the kitty to cater in the bone china market. As a part of the transformation journey towards world-class setup, the project team rolled out the Lean Facility Design (LFD) exercise. What is Lean Facility Design (LFD)? 1....
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7 Keys to Daily Work Management
o improvement is complete without sustenance! Implementing projects, improving current situation, conducting audits for monitoring improvements and changes are not effective unless you start the daily work management meetings. What is Daily Work Management? The concept of daily work management meeting is basically regularly reaching out to each & every person working at various levels so that a structured review mechanism where a formal discussion is facilitated related to details and communication. Daily Management is the system that provides the...
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Workshop on Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management is a cross-functional approach to manage the movement of material in and out of the organisation towards the end-consumer. In today’s highly competitive environment and in these uncertain times, to survive organizations must implement world-class practices. Part of this process is to get the “fat” out of your supply chain, because in today’s world, ‘Organisations don’t compete, supply chains do’. Faber Infinite along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) (http://www.cii.in/) conducted training workshop on ‘Supply Chain Management – Competitive Advantage...
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Inventory Management: Savings up to 40% Delivered
Managing inventories can get real challenging. In today’s competitive era, inventories in the supply chain pipeline can make or break the situation for any business. Hence tracking and maintaining optimum inventories is critical and also it is difficult to estimate where, what, how much is required. Over stocking has issues with blocking the working capital and under stocking has huge risks of opportunity loss attached to it. Recently at Faber Infinite, we worked closely with a client struggling with inventory...
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Go Green: Sustainable Yet Viable
To decide to go green isn’t just about the present state of the planet, it’s also about the ever-unfolding future. It’s about the limited resources of the planet. In 1800 there were 1 billion people populating earth, which doubled by 1922. That 2 billion tripled to 6 billion by 2000, and conservative estimates are that there will be 9 billion people inhabiting our little planet by 2050. Considering how many people are homeless and starving at present, what will that...
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Productivity Improvement via Time Study
Recently at one of our esteemed client in Pune, India to arrive at a defined production planning system and for the want of determining the capacities of the plant, time and motion study was conducted. Though basic in nature, Time and Motion study outlines the groundwork and facilitates to arrive at better capacity awareness and robust planning system. Each machine, every operation involving human intervention was studied for hours together. Minute details were diligently noted to understand the current situation....
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Resolve the Mystery: Organizational Turn Around
In the recent times, due to tough market dynamics and organizational decline, the need for turnaround/ transformation has become very decisive; however, guidelines on this phenomenon remains empirically and theoretically fragmented. Various global researches, lately, have incorporated managerial cognition, strategic leadership, and stakeholder management and have identified many simultaneous and complex resource-based actions. Faber Infinite has been working extensively in the domains related to organizational turnaround/ transformation, developing a descriptive model of 360-degree transformation. In doing so, Faber Infinite has...
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