Manufacturing operations consultants

Manufacturing and Operations Strategy Consultants


DeHart Consulting, Inc. offers Operations management consulting services to manufacturing companies.
AREAS OF FOCUS
  • Manufacturing Facility Design and Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering of business and manufacturing processes
  • Just-in-time implementations
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Outsourcing Decision Analysis
  • Manufacturing Operations Strategy
  • Manufacturing systems software implementations
PRIMARY MARKET
  • Technology Manufacturing Companies
STRENGTHS
  • Team-based Lean manufacturing principles
  • Just-in-time, demand-pull implementation
  • Cost and cost reduction analysis
  • Simplification of material and production planning systems
  • Product development and concurrent engineering processes
  • Supply chain engineering
  • New product innovation and introduction
TEAM-BASED LEAN
MANUFACTURING PRINCIPLES
  • Bring the power of your manufacturing operations strategy to bear on team-based ownership of Customer Service. The best lean manufacturing organizations have learned how to focus individuals within the company and entities within the supply chain on serving the customer first.
JUST-IN-TIME,
DEMAND-PULL
IMPLEMENTATIONS
  • Bring the power of your manufacturing operations strategy to bear on team-based ownership of Customer Service. The best lean manufacturing organizations have learned how to focus individuals within the company and entities within the supply chain on serving the customer first.
  • Do we outsource or implement our own manufacturing operation? What about hybrid structures?
  • What path will lead to the lowest unit cost, working capital, and highest customer service levels?
  • What Quality systems will we need to improve performance and dovetail with customers?
  • Is an Enterprise Resource Planning System necessary, and at what point?
  • How about Manufacturing Execution Systems?
  • How much capacity will we need and what will it cost?
  • How can location influence my competitiveness and where is the best fit?
  • What service levels will our customers require?

These are all crucial questions that DCI helps its customers answer.

Engagements

Harmonic Inc

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Sunnyvale, CA, Module One
Contracted to the Vice President of Operations with the objective of expanding the electronic manufacturing operations to accommodate a 3X increase in production capacity. Formed design teams from the production, warehousing, and engineering personnel. Designed and implemented four product-focused manufacturing cells and a new stockroom and warehouse space. Worked with the architectural firm to layout, detail, and subsequently construct the expansion. 

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Raving Fans

CalAmp

operations strategy consultants

CalAmp, Inc.
"DEHART CONSULTING, INC.'s flow-based manufacturing methods enabled California Amplifier to significantly reduce floor space, manufacturing cycle-time, and overhead staffing requirements, reduce our material costs by nearly 20%, while over tripling California Amplifier's inventory turns to 10+..."
-- Fred Sturm, President and CEO
California Amplifier, Inc.