Process optimization based on Lean Six Sigma principles

April 6, 2016 1714

kolb

Description
Dr. W. Kolb b.v. is a chemical production facility for raw material used for production of detergents, cosmetic, textile and paper industries.
The company is a subsidiary of the Holding Chemische Fabrik Dr. W. Kolb A.G. at Zug, Switzerland.
In 1992 is started with a new production facility at Moerdijk.

Opportunities
Kolb faced significant growth in recent years, causing both potential and necessity to optimize processes at all deparments of the organization.

Solution
Groenewout assisted Kolb by:

  • Training personnel in Lean six sigma tools
  • Facilitating Brown paper sessions
  • Identify potential pilot projects

Benefits
Kolb personnel is familiar to Lean six sigma principles and tooling
Actual process flows are described in great detail, which proved to be a great start for next steps

Click here for the interview Kolb Moerdijk outsources internal logistics and reduces transportation costs with mr. Niels Wessel, site controller of Kolb Moerdijk by Marcel te Lindert.

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50 years of experience

Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.


European database

Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.


Network design

Full scope expertise on network design, as well as warehouse design (conceptual layout, logistics - and storage equipment) and logistics building design (engineering and investment calculations).


Implementation support

Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.


Extensive knowledge

Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.


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