Education, Tools and Systems for Competitive Advantage
Summit Business Solutions takes a dramatically different approach to consulting with our
Facilitative Consulting Model.
Together we work towards delivering measurable gains, establishing plans to sustain these gains and developing repeatable systems that help you replicate this improvement cycle long after we're gone.
Our consultants will show you how to start with a systems level view that ties process improvement activities directly to strategic objectives. We'll then show you how to view your entire business as a series of tasks that can be measured and improved.
What to Expect If You Work With Us
Both our consultants and clients work hard together to develop repeatable systems that are measurable, accountable and streamlined. Facilitative consulting means you will be an integral part of the process improvement team.
The answer is simple! You will benefit by learning industry experts with years of hands-on experience. Together, you will develop a process improvement roadmap that is unique to your organization and is guaranteed to provide results.
When you work with Summit you can expect to see desirable and sustainable improvements in your companies overall productivity and performance.
Do you find nothing getting done despite a feverous workpace? Are you having difficulty meeting customer demands? Our Lean Six Sigma Experts can show you how to improve these conditions while streamlining current processes and minimizing waste.
Are you a manufacturer that is struggling with shortages? You may not have a true picture of how much money is sitting on your shelves. Our Certified Supply Chain Professionals will show you how to improve supplier performance while reducing inventory holding costs.
Is your information system not providing the desired results? Are you ready for upgrading to a fully integrated ERP platform but not sure which one? The number of choices are overwhelming. Let our ERP consulting team help! With a proven systematic selection process you'll narrow down your choices rapidly and efficiently.
Our Areas of Focus Include:
Establish sustainable continuous improvement through the appication of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Strategies and Quality Management Systems.
Lean Six Sigma is a top-down organizational strategy that eliminates wasteful activities, streamlines value-adding tasks and reduces process variation. Our LSS programs facilitate lasting quantifiable results through systematic improvement.
Quality Management is an ongoing effort that consists of formal policies, procedures and review mechanisms designed to ensure services and products meet or exceed compliance customer expectations.
Learn how to enable fully automated & paperless quality compliance through The Lean Machine, a comprehensive quality management software system that provide flexible and integrated solutions for all of your quality control, process improvement, and lean manufacturing needs.
Implement cost saving measures designed to free up monthly cash-flow through procurement practices, inventory management and expense reductions.
Supply Chain Management—Efficiently managing and controlling the movement of material, information and finances from suppliers through the organization to customers is the key to controlling costs, satisfying customers and improving lead times. By focusing on procurement cycles, delivery cycles, capacity planning and inventory management, we will help you establish reports, process controls and systems to maximize supply chain efficiency.
Asset & Liabilities—A comprehensive review of receivables and payables to help identify overspending and cost savings potentials.
Business Intelligence & Enterprise Solutions—Strategically managing information is the key to sustaining a process improvement initiative. Our 25-point Enterprise audit will assess your business over seven functional areas and establish a detailed roadmap to effective information management.
Establish CRM strategies that drive top-line sales, and innovate delivery of services and products.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)—CRM is both a strategy and a tactic. You may be currently using a CRM system but how effecitive has it been in increasing sales? Whether you are using ACT, Salesforce or some other system, your customer service and sales team can greatly enhance gross sales through our strategic initiative that enhances your systems capabiliites. Learn how you can establish aligned reporting structures, intuitive dashboards and effective CRM systems.