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Shop Floor Control

Is Your MRP "Order launch and Expedite," Shop Floor Control System Producing:
Part Shortages? 
       Excess Inventory?
               Scrap and Rework?
                       Late Shipments?
                              Customer Complaints?

Lean Manufacturing Transformation
Starts on the Shop Floor

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If you answered yes to any of the above problems, and want to do something about them, take some time and review Bill Gaw's "Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing™" methodology.

Companies that are scheduling their shop floor and supplier shipments via a Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system will continue to have part shortages, an end-of-the-month crunch causing scrap and rework, inventory problems, and poor customer satisfaction until they "belly up to the bar" of lean manufacturing.

In their efforts to draw closer to customers, many manufacturers have lost focus on what should be a company’s primary success factor – mastering the basics of their business and profession. Like Vince Lombardi, who achieved success by having his team focus on the mastery of football basics, we need to have our manufacturing teams identify and master the basics of lean manufacturing. No lean manufacturing transformation will exceed expectations without training on the 8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing™.

Shop Floor Control

If you've ever said, "There must be a better way 
... there is, and it's not more computerization!"

"Do you want to optimize your shop floor control success? If so, you need to identify and master the basics of lean manufacturing. Many historic, recurring day-to-day problems (perhaps the same problems that plague your operation) can be permanently eliminated by a tenacious execution of my "8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing.™"
Bill Gaw

Shop Floor Control via the 8-Basics of
Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing

8-Basics for eliminating part shortages
8-Basics for improving inventory utilization
8-Basics for reducing scrap and rework
*  8-Basics for improving on time deliveries
8-Basics for improving customer satisfaction
8-Basics for eliminating non-value-added costs
8-Basics for exceeding goals and expectations
8-Basics for creating a fun working environment
8-Basics for earning recognition and rewards
8-Basics for reducing work place stress.

Shop Floor Control Problems and Solutions

Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing™ (KBLM) does not replace the MRP system but rather optimizes its shop floor and purchasing sub-systems. KBLM methodology can generate two to three times MRP cost reductions while producing significant improvement in quality and customer satisfaction.

Below is a graphic that shows the impact of optimizing MRP shop floor and purchasing sub-systems with Bill Gaw's KBLM methodology:

An OEM company's Lean Manufacturing Transformation: Lean Manufacturing, Back-to-Basics

Shop Floor Control and What Everyone
Ought to Know About Training

Believe it... "there is no free lunch!"

If you search the Internet for manufacturing training, you'll come across a ton of stuff... and most of it free.

Now I've had people tell me that they don't need to purchase anything because "you can get so much free stuff on the net."  

Admittedly, like I said a second ago, there is a ton of free stuff on the net...and if you put it all together you'd probably have over a 100 hours of YouTube videos, and a million pages of white papers and case studies.  

So if you had over 100 hours of YouTube videos, and a million pages of white papers and case studies would you and your company realize your full growth and earning potentials?  

Let me answer that for you... NOOOOOO! 

Unfortunately, "make-a-difference," manufacturing training materials are not for free... but much less than you would imagine. In fact, we make the training affordable so that it can fit easily within your personal or your company's training budget. We want you and your company to hear what Bill has to say about lean manufacturing success and the best way to do that is to make it affordable.

Why Do Most Shop Floor Control Training Options Fail

Because most shop floor control training materials today are either:

* EBooks with little or no effective graphics to optimize
  the learning process

* PowerPoint presentations with no commentary to drive
  home the "how to" of successful implementation

* Videos and Webinars that deliver with comprehension
  difficulties and no future references or training materials

* Seminars that cover lots of subjects... however most
  attendee’s retention rate is less than 25% and relevant
  change initiatives rarely get started. Those started never
  exceed performance expectations.

Bill Gaw's Unique, PowerPoint-PLUS Training

Bill's "PowerPoint-PLUS" training materials includes powerful, PowerPoint
charts and graphics, "plus" annotated note pages with "how to make-it-
happen" commentary and "lessons learned" by a "been there, done that"
"lean manufacturing champion."

One of the most commonly cited keys to success is having a great coach.
Whether you're an entrepreneur or you're working your way up the
corporate ladder. the experience of someone who's "been there, done
that" can be invaluable. Throughout his training package Bill provides
expert knowledge, support, empathy, respect and, most important, the
wisdom of experience. He is always just an email away.

And Here's the Biggest Difference

Unique customer processes/situations that require additional clarification
are emailed to Bill for his personal and prompt feedback. Customers then
print relevant chapters of the training materials, study their content, and
highlight sections that are important to understanding and implementing
their change initiatives. The resultant guidelines and road map are used
for team training, direction, motivation and implementation of the
company's lean manufacturing transformation initiative.

EBooks, basic Power-Point presentations, videos/webinars, and seminars don’t provide the same positive performance results.

Below is an example of a "Shop Floor Control" PowerPoint-Plus, training slide with
its relevant note page:

Note Page

Without data, you’re just another opinion. That says it all. To continuously improve our processes, we need to first learn how to capture and then apply statistical data to our situation analysis. This action is a primary requisite to effective problem solving. Slide 3-3 presents an overview of a management by facts system.

Lesson Learned: The more that people use real time data to perform situation analysis and to establish and track corrective actions, the more comfortable and effective they become at interpreting and applying data-on-the-run. It is my contention that exceptional leaders make quick and quality decisions because they have mastered the skill of interpreting data-on-the-run.

However, when a leader says, “That doesn’t sound right to me. What about .. . . .?” He has put to use, what I call, the test of reasonableness and this ability separ-ates the exceptional leaders from the pack. To develop the ability to apply the “test of reasonableness,” a leader must first become an expert at interpreting data-on-the-run. The following slides will show you how.

A Huge Learning Difference

If you were watching a video, attending a seminar, or a webinar would you be able to take down the above in your notes for later reference... I don't think so. With Bill Gaw's approach, there is no need to take notes because you have the training slides, "make-it-happen" commentary, and "lessons learned" for future reference and organizational training.

Our Company

For more than 15 years, our 1700 plus customers and 15,000 plus newsletter subscribers have looked to Business Basics as a trusted developer of lean manufacturing training materials... manufacturing knowledge and implement-ation know-how that's helping individuals and companies exceed their goals and expectations.

Our customer list speaks for itself. These companies are serious, as we know you are, about optimizing their company results and improving their bottom line. To review  a partial list of customers using Bill Gaw'sPowerPoint-Plus training in their pursuit of Best-in-Class Performance, simply click on this link ---> our customers.

Shop Floor Control
It's the "how to" that really counts!

"Bill Gaw's training is focused on the "how to." Unlike other training materials that tell you only what you need to do... Bill's training presents what you need to do and then he shows you how to do it.                                      
                                    T.J. Imholte, VP Integrated Systems
                                                  Advance Storage Products

"Bill is one of the most prolific individuals in the consulting industry and profession. He is a true thought leader and a great coach -- one of the best. His advice is golden and he has the respect of his colleagues worldwide. We all religiously read his articles and news-letters because they are informative, educational and right on the mark."                                     

            Phil Andrews,
Business Development, Project Manager


The Shop Floor Control
Training Package
Featuring Bill Gaw's Tutorial:
"The 8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing"

So much more than the competition
and at a Special 51% discount.

What Does It Cost?

Much less than you would imagine. To help you realize the full benefits of your Lean Manufacturing Transformation, PowerPoint-Plus, Training, we include the below training materials:

CD, Tutorial - "The 8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing™" (Retail Price: 497.00)


CD, Value Stream Mapping T-Module - Maps and flowcharts help make work visible. Increased visibility improves communication and understanding, and provides a common frame of reference for those involved with the business and work process. (Retail Price: $97.00)

CD, Thinking Outside the Box e-Book - Creative thinking skills are required by everybody. Each and everyone needs to continuously challenge and expand their ways of thinking to enhance personal and business success. (Retail Price: $97.00)

CD, Quality System Toolbox -  Provides an interactive ISO 9000 checklist and quality manual and procedures to jump-start or re-ignite a company's quality management initiative. Provides a quality management roadmap to optimize prior quality efforts and maintain a focus on improving quality. (Retail Price: $97.00)

CD, Train the Trainer Manual - Should you decide to use your tutorial  for in-house training we include a printed-version of an effective train-ing methodology, a vital "train the trainer" resource.  (Retail Price: $28.00)

A $816.00 value...  discounted $420.00 for
Special  Price of only: $396.00

Your Website Visitor's Special Price:


Order your Shop Floor Control, PowerPoint-Plus  Training Package today at a special price of only $396.00 That's a discount of 51% from our retail pricing and thousands of dollars less than the price of attending relevant seminars. With  expert commentary and "lessons learned" it's like attending a seminar in person, having Bill guide you personally through his KBLM methodology. Plus, you'll have all of Bill's "commentary and lessons learned" for future reference and team training.

Do you want to:

1.  Become a better team member/leader/manager/executive?
2.  Focus your energy on the significant issues?
3.  Transform your work environment from drudgery to fun?
4.  Minimize your day-to-day stress level?
5.  Master the basics of Shop Floor Control?
6.  Exceed your goals and expectations?
7.  Gain recognition, promotions, and salary increases?

Does your company want to:

1.  Improve customer responsiveness and satisfaction?
2.  Optimize MRP/ERP and manufacturing processes?
3.  Increase speed and improve quality?
4.  Eliminate non-value-added costs?
5.  Eliminate the high cost of overtime, scrap, and rework?
6.  Improve customer on-time delivery of high quality products?
7.  Gain control of inventories and optimize their turnover?
8.  Increase team contribution to the company's "bottom line?"

If you answered yes to any of the about questions, this training package was developed for you and your company.

A Bill Gaw supporter saying it better than we can:

“Bill's experience and the resources he provides are first rate and of great practical value for both the experienced manager wishing to push improvement in their business as well as people at the beginning of their careers who need to understand the basics of making businesses lean and effective”

                     Quentin Kopp, a Linkedin.com recommendation

Our Guarantee says it all 

We are so sure that your Shop Floor Control, Power-Point-Plus, Training Package will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at our risk. The package comes with a No Risk, 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee.


Believe this, we will never consider your purchase binding until you have reviewed all the material and put it into practice. We know that you, like our other customers, will be thrilled with the results. In fact, we are so convinced that your lean manufacturing training will work for you that if you're not completely satisfied for any reason at any time, simply let us know and we'll immediately refund your purchase price. You simply can't lose.

So As the Old Commercial Said: "Just do it!"

Remember, if you continue to work the same way, you're going to get the same results. The next move is up to you. We've shown you that our Shop Floor Control, PowerPoint-Plus, Training Package is as risk free as an offer can be. You and I know that if you've read this far, you're seriously interested in bringing sanity to your day-to-day work environment and helping yourself and your organization reach your full growth and earning potentials.

An "ORDER NOW BONUS"... Push vs. Pull Video: If you order during this special offer, we will include a classic, humorous shop floor control video. This is the famous "Oldie but Goodie" HP video that demonstrates: Push vs. pull systems, one-piece-flow,  stockless production, and cycle time management. It helps trans-form MRP supporters into lean manufacturing advocates champions.



If you order during this special offer,  shipping and handling are free. We'll send confirmation by return email and ship your order via USPS priority mail and you'll have it in your hands in 3-4 days, (domestic shipments).

Three Ways To Order

To order by credit card: If you place your order via our secure order form, shipping and handling are free. We'll ship your tutorial, video, training modules and the "Train-the-Trainer" Manual via USPS priority mail. We'll send confirmation by email and you'll have your training in your hands in 3-4 days (domestic shipments). To place your order, simply click on the blue bar below the credit card icons: 


To order by purchase order: Simply email a copy of your purchase order and shipping instruction to annd@bbasicsllc.com. We'll send confirmation by return email. 

To order by phone: call us at 760-945-5596 

The Ball is in Your Court

If you think this shop floor control training package will help your company but you're not in a position to make the final decision, may I suggest that you forward this Web page to the decision maker. He/she may thank you for your interest and initiative.

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