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An Organizational Transformation is a large scale program implemented across all aspects of your business. It will revolutionize how you operate from the inside out. You will benefit financially thanks to additional capacity delivering higher revenues. Improvements in how you operate will bring higher productivity, eliminate waste and result in reduced overall costs.

Town of Paradise
The Paradise Way: Continuing to Improve in the Face of Adversity

In 2019, Town of Paradise engaged Leading Edge Group to provide Lean training and support…

Aerial view of Gravenhurst
The Town of Gravenhurst: A Continuous Improvement Journey

By embracing Lean principles, the Town of Gravenhurst has established a systematic approach that fosters…

Lean Transformation in the Pulp and Paper Industry

The Challenge Leading Edge Group was engaged by the client to implement a Lean Transformation…

Reduced Waiting Times for Blood Donors

The Challenge Leading Edge Group was engaged to review this client’s clinic operations with the…

Improved Food and Nutrition Services

The Challenge This company is the governing commercial body of a number of Ontario-based hospitals.…

Marketing Office
Lean Marketing to Grow Sales

The organization required a significant growth.

Improved Competitiveness in Utilities

We used Lean to meet the client’s strategic and operational objectives

Lean at a Quick Service Restaurant Chain

We worked on a  Continuous Improvement (CI) project through the provision of management consulting, training and certification support.

Lean Pilot in a Contact Centre

Lean awareness and application within Contact Centre environment was achieved.

Lean Transformation at a Dairy Processing Organization

The Challenge Our client is a large farmer-owned dairy businesses and one of Ireland’s largest…

Replacing “Push” with a “Pull” System

The Challenge The main objectives of the program were to reduce lead time, eliminate waste,…

Pharma Lab Design
Designing a concept Pharmaceutical Lab Design from a green field site

Challenges and Objectives Our client, a global pharmaceutical corporation, is overseeing the build of a…

4 People in Covid Meeting
Official Planning and Zoning Bylaw Amendments Application Process Review

The Challenge Leading Edge Group (LEG) was engaged to work with a regional municipality and…

Irish Public Sector Organization: Business Transformation

Supported a large business transformation for a public sector organization across seven individual divisions. We…

Irish Local Government: Lean for Micro Programs

Leading Edge Group has delivered training and mentoring programs across a large cross section of…

Ice Cream Manufacturer: Lean Plus engagement with a focus on Lean layout & Flow

The client had made a move into new markets in recent years and was experiencing…

Hospital Pharmacy Redevelopment

Lean review of the pharmacy to deliver a process redesign recommendation based on leveraging the…

Health & Safety Consulting Services: Lean in Office / Support Functions (HR, Finance)

The client needed to streamline their consulting process from enquiry through to billing to enable…

Global Supplier of Diary Foods: Implementation of a Lean management system to support sustainable growth

An operational excellence programme supported by simple governance and a clear vision was established and…

Food Authority: Research and evaluation engagement for feasibility study

Research and development of a study to explore the feasibility of a new spin-out company…

Farm: Introducing Lean to Farm Management

A benchmark report and an on-farm review were performed and the implementation of a tiered…

Environmental Waste Management: Lean Start Program

The company was overstretched and under pressure to manage and execute all office tasks and…

Environmental Consultancy Services: Lean Digital Assessment

The client needed advice on a replacement for their existing CRM solution, with particular focus…

Emergency Department (ED) Process Improvement

Lean analysis and review of patient and inventory flows. Over 83 process improvement initiatives identified…

Dairy Food Processor: Lean Transform with a focus on creating and sustaining Lean culture & behaviours

Significant growth was projected in the milk pool by 2020 with a circa 60% increase…

Dairy Farm: Development of a labour demand/capacity plan

The busy nature of dairy farming and the desire to get the job done means…

Construction Solutions Company: Building Information Modelling (BIM)/Design Review – Research and Evaluation

Our Lean review was broken down into the 3 streams – Electrical, Mechanical and Ducting.…

Construction Services Company: Lean Plus engagement with a focus on Lean in office support functions

Provided training, coaching and facilitation support on a number of key projects including streamlining specification…

Consensus Building for Improvement in Mental Health and Addictions

Planning and facilitation of an improvement initiative partners and providers in mental health and addictions…

Confidential Information Service: Research and Evaluation Project including Lean Digital Audit

Leading Edge Group was engaged to conduct a Lean digital audit of the client’s current…

City: Improving the Capital Budget Preparation Process

Led a cross-functional municipal team of stakeholders across multiple divisions including Design and Construction; Transportation;…

City: Developing a Framework for Lean Continuous Improvement

The development of a suitable framework for Lean deployment. The framework incorporated a vision and…

Call Centre: Creating and Sustaining Lean Culture and Behaviours

This customer contact centre operator wanted to apply Lean within their work environment, identify a…

Town: Accommodation Tax Retrieval

Developed new standards of accuracy in revenue collection; reduced the defect rate from 11 defects,…

State Agency for Agriculture: Research and evaluation engagement for feasibility study

Research and development of a study to explore the feasibility of a new spin-out company…

Restaurant Chain: Development of an organization framework

A casual restaurant chain known for its coffee and doughnuts with 3,000 stores in Canada…

Research and Evaluation

University Teaching Hospital: A cost minimization analysis of intravenous or subcutaneous trastuzumab treatment in patients…

Renewable energy service provider: Delivery of Introduction to Lean Program

The objective was to improve the Wind Farm management process by introducing Lean to the…

Region: Continuous improvement maturity assessment

Deployed our continuous improvement maturity model (CIMM) across the organization to establish a current state…

Public Health Unit Service Improvements

Lean coaching and consultation to improve the vaccine preventable disease program (VPD); main reception and…

Provider of electrical engineering and instrumentation services: Delivery of a Lean Plus Program with Agile

Leading Edge Group worked with the client to develop their executive alignment, strategy and governance…

Project Engineering Company: Creating and sustaining Lean culture and behaviours

There was requirement to build capability across the business to streamline business processes. Significant savings…

Port Authority: Lean Digital Strategy

The business had very ambitious plans for the future including a number of major capital…

Pfizer: Design and Implementation of Lean Operations Management

Pfizer is in the process of overseeing the build of a multiproduct API facility in…

Personalised Gilts Online Provider: Lean for Micro Program

Workplace organization was a priority for this company. A new business management structure needed to…

Paper, Print & Packaging Company: Lean Layout and Flow

The challenge was to improve productivity on one of the manufacturing cells by 25%. Value…

National Postal Service: Lean Transform

Leading Edge Group developed a plan to allow the client to manage increased peak demand.…

National Postal Service : Delivery of a Lean Transform Program with a focus on Operational Excellence

The objective of the program was to create and sustain Lean culture & behaviours within…

Media Company: Using Agile Values and Practices to your Advantage

This medium sized media organization required guidance on how Agile values and practices could be…

Manufacturer of Tail Lifts for Vehicles: Lean Operations Management (Supply Chain, Logistics, Capacity & Production planning)

Materials management was not fully in control which was leading to delays in shipping, inventory…

Manufacturer of High Quality Diodes: Digital Maturity Assessment

Organizations are re-evaluating their business models and efficiencies to meet the changes and challenges resulting…

Machine Visioning and Serialisation Solutions: Lean Transform

Leading Edge Group carried out a full Lean Transformation and culture change which was required…

Life Sciences: Lean Operations Management (Supply Chain, Logistics, Capacity & Production planning)

The company was experiencing issues with Quality Control (QC) Laboratory Materials Management, QC Column Controls…

Leading Irish University – Provision of GDPR Services and Legal Research

Leading Irish University: Provision of GDPR Services and Legal Research Leading Edge Group was engaged…

Large Piggery: Introduction to Lean

The Piggery needed to be treated more like a small to medium sized business than…

City: A Structured Lean Deep Dive into the Current-State process of a City Council Scheme

The scope of the project was to identify weaknesses in current processes and develop ways…

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