Supply Chain Development
Partner with Suppliers & Win More Business
You can turn the way you manage your supply chain into a strategic advantage, and get more of the new business you’re after. By partnering closely on mutual goals, properly managing expectations on both sides, and balancing to unavoidable constraints, everyone wins. We can help you:
- shorten delivery and lead times
- gain control over your master production schedule
- identify and resolve critical supplier constraint points
- implement creative solutions that deliver quantifiable results
Maximize your Supply Chain’s Full Potential
Building a seamless operation that accounts for suppliers’ capabilities, capacity, and scheduling within your own planning activities is key. Through a collaborative Value Stream Mapping approach, we can help you identify your most profitable relationships and make them even more productive.
Take the guess work out of knowing when parts will come back, and remove the obstacles holding up your own delivery efforts or impacting your quality performance.
Let our Quality Management expertise help you meet industry standards and achieve certifications to satisfy your supply chain requirements.
For defense contractor suppliers, don’t risk losing business. Ensuring your compliance in cybersecurity is a must. Our experienced team can assess your current situation and work with you to craft a plan to meet minimum cybersecurity standards.
Take Your Business Forward with the Right Plan
Prioritize actions and effectively allocate resources to reach new heights and ensure that your business is on a sustainable course for the future.
- make data-driven decisions to support key business objectives
- distinguish your unique capabilities and value proposition
- identify and pursue the right priorities
- allocate the right resources to ensure your success
Meet Changing Demands with Flexibility & Capacity
- produce new parts with efficiency and confidence
- exceed customer expectations with faster speed to market
- produce excellent quality with built-in mistake proofing
Develop New Products Faster
- experience quicker speed to market
- get faster throughput on new products
- employ smarter resource and capacity management
- concentrate on the most profitable priorities
Show Reliability with Quality Standards & Certification Management
- get expertise in obtaining ISO 9000 certification
- improve your internal quality auditing
- leverage your certifications to win more business
“CONNSTEP solved a huge problem for us and helped us bring our delivery rate to 100%. As a direct result of that, we have been awarded with an increase in business which, ultimately, will also benefit (our supplier) Har-Conn.”
“I see great value in the new experiences and perspectives CONNSTEP brings to our business, at reasonable prices. They’re not like consultants, they’re like partners in the business – willing to roll up their sleeves and help.”
“CONNSTEP has proved to be a tremendous resource for ESI. CONNSTEP has helped us to adapt to today’s marketplace and remain a quality minded, competitive global player. Our ISO/TS16949 implementation process was efficient and rewarding. I look forward to our future projects with CONNSTEP.”
“CONNSTEP worked with FuelCell Energy to educate and facilitate Lean initiatives and to help meet our needs to establish an overall production improvement plan. This plan has been utilized over a period of time as a ‘guiding light’ to spur numerous improvements that dramatically reduced our product cost.”
“CONNSTEP is a valuable partner to Hologic, providing the expertise and ‘outside eyes’ everyone needs to keep their continuous improvement on track. We are now well-positioned on a dynamic growth path and look forward to a long-term relationship with CONNSTEP.”
“Our experience working with CONNSTEP has brought us benefits we never expected. It’s a great team to work with!”
“The goals of the team were to reduce manufacturing lead-time, reduce floor space utilized, and increase worker productivity. All the goals were met. CONNSTEP helped us to better compete.”
“The Business Growth Program is working well for us. We enhanced our website following the meetings to improve our SEO and become more visible to search engines. The segment on negotiating … promoted changes in our thinking and improved how we interact with customers. The mentoring between sessions was helpful in boosting our progress.”