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Transformational Results through Operationssm

Develop Immediate Enthusiastic Buy-In and Contribution to Change
Increase Profits and Growth
Get Payback in Months

4aBetterBusiness, Inc. is an implementation-driven process and operations consultancy that helps companies develop and implement processes and infrastructure to support growth and resolve underperformance. 4aBetterBusiness develops immediate, enthusiastic employee engagement with transformational results and payback in months. Create value in as little as 30 days.

When You Should Call 4aBetterBusiness

  • Overall Themes
    • Support and Enable Growth | Resolve Underperformance | Create Value

  • Performance
    • You need flexible, scalable processes and infrastructure for growth
    • You need to accelerate innovation and change, including digital transformation
    • As you have grown, new issues continue to appear
    • You tried to improve, but cannot sustain the results
    • You have so many issues, it is hard to see where to start
    • You have problems with...margins, quality, delivery, inventory, new products, returns, culture
    • You need improvements, but are just to busy to do anything more than you are now
    • You need a new computer system, but you have to get your processes sorted out first
    • You need (or need to update) ISO 9001, IATF 16949, AS9100 certification

  • Employee Situation
    • You want an improvement-seeking culture
    • You want an operating environment that will attract and retain talent
    • You are not getting the employee buy-in, participation and contribution to change you need
    • You have a lot of retirements coming, and we will lose all that knowledge
    • You need management and employee development, but cannot take anyone away from their work for multiple days at a time

  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Facilities Changes
    • You need to know the improvement potential before an acquisition - and be able to implement those improvements
    • You need to create sustainable processes beyond existing capabilities
    • You want to increase the value of your company to a buyer, and increase your options for sale or transfer of the business
    • You are going to consolidate locations
Click here to contact 4aBetterBusiness to set up a no-obligation initial conversation about your challenges and the objectives you have for your business.


Immediate Benefits of Engaging 4aBetterBusiness

  • Develop, in days, enthusiastic employee buy-in, participation and contribution
  • Accelerate innovation and change
  • Ensure employee ownership of the results, develop capabilities for further improvement, and build an improvement-seeking culture
  • Implement solutions with employees, while building on 25+ years of 4aBetterBusiness experience collaboratively developing solutions across functions and industries
  • Achieve Transformational Results
  • Get Payback in Months

Client Results

Valuation

  • Increased valuation 75% within 18 months in company sale to a Fortune 500 buyer

Growth

  • Implemented flexible / scalable processes that supported doubling of sales and tripling of profits in 18 months, without additions to management and support staff
  • Developed operating capabilities that opened new markets, increasing sales 20-200%
  • Developed Operational Excellence systems that achieved, within 1 year, first business with Toyota

Profitability

  • Increased earnings 30% within 6 months, without layoffs or capital expenditure
  • Raised on time delivery performance from 50% to 86% within 5 months; follow-on action increased on-time delivery to 96%+ while reducing inventory by 22%
  • Reduced cycle time 85% for engineer-to-order products
  • Reduced product development and introduction time by months
  • Established effective supplier qualification, selection, monitoring and management system

Customer Satisfaction and Employee Engagement

  • 15% increase in customer satisfaction within 9 months
  • Achieved record numbers of Perfect Attendance awards
  • Achieved value-added management system certifications, in months, without bureaucracy

Core Principles

  • 90%+ of the issues are embedded in the "system" - people, processes, equipment, materials, information, customers, suppliers, culture and more
  • Employees are the world's experts at knowing how their current local "system" works
  • Capturing and improving the underlying, connected system, working side-by-side with management and employees, develops immediate, enthusiastic buy-in, transformational results and payback in months

  • Click here to contact 4aBetterBusiness to set up a no-obligation initial conversation about your challenges and the objectives you have for your business.

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      Transformational Results through Operationssm

      Develop Immediate Enthusiastic Employee Buy-In and Contribution to Change
      Increase Profits and Growth
      Get Payback in Months

      Contact Paul Vragel, President at 847-606-2605 or via email

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