Quest IMPROVEMENT Competition
Tradelink’s – Quest improvement competition’. has got off to a flying start, that has really brightened up the month. The competition is certainly off to an impressive start with some really well thought out business improvements.
The winning entry for March was well presented by the Mildenhall Stores/Ops Support team, clearly ‘World class’ practitioners; their entry demonstrates all key attributes we look for when implementing business improvements :-
- Clear Identification of an issue within their area
- The involvement of the whole team
- Planned approach
- Before and after photos
- Cost report
(6 pts) MILDENHALL STORES/OPS SUPPORT - Waste profile sleeve disposal
(5 pts) SALES QUOTES (SOP2) – Shaped frame price library
(4 pts) SALES ORDER PROCESSING (SOP1) – Specific customer contact lists
(3 pts) ALUMINIUM (Cut Prep) – Controlling bi-fold stock
(2 pts) OPS SUPPORT (March) – buying costs reduced for gloves
(1 pts) SALES ORDER PROCESSING (SOP1) – Solidor order confirmations
The competition is already shaping up to be an outstanding campaign. Hopefully the results this month demonstrate that it’s often the simplest of ideas which translate into great improvements.