Alexander Proudfoot helps companies better execute their plans and strategies to deliver substantial improvements in performance and profitability. More about Alexander Proudfoot
We help our clients adapt and embrace change, allowing them to tackle industry challenges head on. Working with our client’s front-line employees, we deliver a step-change in performance that sets them apart from the competition.
With unrivaled experience and an expansive base of knowledge built during the course of more than 70 years, Proudfoot improves near-term operational and financial performance without the need for capital expenditure.
Chief Executive Officer needed to achieve substantial cost reduction while economic trends
were impacting the growth of his operations.
enhanced existing processes to increase sales, capacity and throughput. The project
also tackled costs, capital expenditure and overhead through new systems aimed
at enabling management to make correct, accurate and timely decisions. Results: Proudfoot
helped the company to improve its business processes and systems to better
achieve its objectives. The new processes and systems resulted in optimized
resource utilization, reduced energy consumption and improved maintenance
Objective: The company had recently undertaken an initiative aimed at improving
operational excellence and partnered with Proudfoot to ensure the new initiative
implemented standardized transformation methodology in a fast and structured
installed an awareness and execution mindset around the effectiveness of
equipment and maintenance using best practices. A toolkit with related processes
and management tools helped ensure the same approach could be applied to other
sites. Results: Proudfoot
helped the company increase throughput by optimizing usage of equipment and
improving maintenance activities. Better management of internal and external
resources reduced maintenance costs, and new proactive behavioral models
ensured that employees were able to deliver ongoing improvements
company hoped to grow its operations. The executive team brought in Proudfoot
to leverage opportunities for growth and enhance the company's position in the
Proudfoot team reviewed and analyzed current processes in the areas of
procurement, facility management, human resources, IT and finance. Based on
this review, the team created new procurement processes for transport and
warehousing services and introduced automated procurement orders. Training
sessions were conducted, focused on appropriate management behavior, systems
utilization and interactive management skills.Results: Proudfoot
helped the company achieve internal cost savings in the areas of payroll,
travel, general expenses and process streamlining. The company was also able to
increase the productivity of its employees.
Improving productivity and increasing organizational effectiveness can deliver a real step-change in business performance, enabling companies to gain a valuable competitive advantage over rivals.
Alexander Proudfoot has been synonymous with productivity improvements and operational effectiveness since 1946. We use a unique methodology for measuring productivity, first developed by our founder and continuously updated and refined since then.
Businesses, regardless of their size, sector or location are hungry for growth. Under mounting pressure from stakeholders to deliver sustained, steady and profitable growth, business leaders need confidence that their company and their people can perform when the crunch comes, to outclass the competition.
Our clients achieve increases in top line growth through improved selling skills, as well as more effective sales management, pricing strategies and better customer interfaces to maximize margins and profit.