10 types of business transformation – which one should you focus on?

10 types of business transformation

At Bullant we make sure we know our place in the world of business transformation. This is an article that helps us to focus our attention and we reckon it is a good resource for our clients as well.

We’ve distilled business transformation into 10 types and we’d love to know if you have any others.

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Lean tools and their applicability to the process industry

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The process industry (food & beverage, liquids, sheet goods, solid & fluid packaging operations) differs from the parts manufacturing and assembly industry, where the Lean, 6 Sigma and Theory of Constraints methodologies were developed.

Here we list Lean tools and comment and how they can be applied to the process industry. In some cases they can’t!

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10 high-powered building blocks that change the way you look at your complex supply chain

10 Supply Chain Building Blocks

Ever wish that there were simple, fundamental building blocks that could be used to represent your supply chain, no matter its complexity? Hidden in the industrial engineering literature are 10 building blocks that together, can be used to clearly establish the performance of an entire supply chain. When we think of complex supply chains we … Read more

How to design a complex supply network for maximum flow and minimum cost

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Supply chains that have evolved using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems should not be the only point of reference when designing a new supply network. Good supply network design is an iterative process focusing on both maximum flow and minimum cost. This iterative process starts at the organisation’s business strategy … Read more

How to create a factory performance metric that boosts productivity and changes behaviours

Factory Performance Metric

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is often used as the main metric for factory performance in the process industry (food & beverage, liquids, sheet goods, solid & fluid packaging operations). However, while OEE is a good measure for independent workstations and processes, production lines in the process industry are usually made up of several workstations and … Read more

Theory of Constraints tools and their applicability to the process industry

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The process industry (food & beverage, liquids, sheet goods, solid & fluid packaging operations) differs from the parts manufacturing and assembly industry, where the Lean, 6 Sigma and Theory of Constraints methodologies were developed. A system to manage bottlenecks within manufacturing supply chains was codified in the late 80’s by Dr Eliyahu Goldratt, and introduced … Read more