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FMCG Manufacturing

Overview

We were asked by a client to conduct an initial review of sustainable improvement for this FMCG manufacturing site and implement relevant processes to drive improvements in cost and sustainability. The initial audit clearly indicated a willingness to embark on a program but a lack of sustainability at all levels:

While implementing aggressive cost reductions, parallel processes were embedded in the organization to ensure key issues around sustainability were resolved:

The impact of the productivity strategy was clear. A 28% reduction in controllable costs in just under 18 months:

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Testimonials

It must be said that the concept of change management which Lauras were asked to bring in was a very big ‘ask’. Their work on the floor was very beneficial to change management. Lauras try to problem solve by using the workforce. This has to be done tactfully. They achieved it. They had the respect of the people on the floor and the management which is a major credit.

Peter Barnett, CFO, KR Castlemaine

We have known about that problem for ages, why did we wait until now to sort it out?

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