Interim / Contract Assignments:
"Instrumental in the launching of our own Production System 'APS' and specifically in the detailed training of our local practitioners. Excellence in creating enthusiasm for activities as well as an in depth knowledge of continuous improvement".
"Alan's expertise in lean manufacturing was fully demonstrated when his organisation undertook an assignment for me at IMI Norgren. He was able to coach a team of multifunctional managers with an enthusiasm, proficiency, and passion that was infectious. As a direct result of his involvement, my management team were able to take on board valuable new skills, which then enabled them to drive significant operational improvement".
"Well organised in delivering training goals and highly recommended. Alan and the team spent 12 months with us training the younger element in the business so they have the tools to expand and future proof the business".
"Alan and his team was bursting with enthusiasm and a real "can do" attitude. They introduced lean manufacturing and 5S principles into the factory for the first time. A lot of the time was spent mentoring the Operations team through encouragement and support during this transitional phase to improve uptime and efficiency".
"Elddis (The Explorer Group Limited), engaged 3ABEL as a Business Improvement Consultants for approximately 24 months, to assist us in improving our supply chain and its operation, this included ten of our most strategic suppliers. The 3A Team was professional in their approach at all times and is in my opinion a very knowledgeable team who have a unique, analytical, and systematic style, in delivering proven tools and techniques which deliver the right results in all key result areas: Quality, Cost, Delivery and People. "They have a gift in influencing teams and individuals and brings out the best in them." Their support , and advice throughout the entire supply chain improvement program at Elddis was invaluable and they enlightened us and many of our suppliers, in terms of how we can all do things differently day to day, "working smarter not harder", but whilst delivering results in improved business performance, and profitability".
"Alan and the team carried out lean manufacturing training within Euramax. Personally I found them to be the best trainers that I have come across with their knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject. The best recommendation that I can give is that we still regularly use the techniques that they taught us and they still work in our application".