Clevedon focus on Productivity

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We started to seriously focus on Productivity towards the end of 2016. Our measure of productivity is labour hours against productive output (number of parts produced in our manufacturing plant, number of dispatches made in our warehouse)

I looked at various publications and went to a number of seminars on the subject. Most were by their nature, generalisations, many were purely academic exercises which bore no resemblance to the real world and I gained no new insights to how we may improve our productivity.

We focused on the simple things, we switched off parts of our ERP system, asked searching questions about our overtime, expected our managers to manage…

For more details on our productivity journey go to our recent blog on http://blog.clevedon-fasteners.co.uk/productivity/