July 2009

Velocity Scheduling System for Job Shop Scheduling and Machine Shop Scheduling

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The Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program is now live for registration.  To register, to have to have done a private strategy session. A number of the companies who have already signed up are getting it paid for with GRANTS. It turns out that there are a number of grants available for manufacturers. And yes, each participant will get a Certification […]

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Is there a payment plan?

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Yes. You can  spread your payment over 4 months.  And if that doesn’t work, we’ll work with you to determine a plan that will work.  The key is that you’re committed to really giving the system a try.  If you are, then we’ll the payment worked out.

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Can several of us get together and “share” the program?

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No. When you sign up you are getting 1 license for the Velocity Scheduling System. That license is good for 1 company and only 1 shop/location at that company. If you have multiple locations, you will need to purchase a license for each location. The Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program is such a great deal that even if you need to purchase […]

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Who should participate?

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You should have your entire team participate. Anyone who is affected or interacts with the schedule/planning and/or anyone whose buy-in you need for full cooperation and participation. Shops typically have anywhere from 3 to 15 people participating. What you DON’T want to do is listen by yourself then try to go back and convince everyone to take action. Let me […]

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What if some of my people have vacation time sometime during the program?

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No problem. All the sessions are recorded so they can catch up upon their return. And typically your team is going through the program, so even if a couple people are out, the rest of the team can continue to make progress.

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How long are the sessions?

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Each group coaching session is about 1 hour, but Dr Lisa stays on until all questions are answered.  Webinar software is used for all group coaching sessions so that the sessions can be recorded and so that there is a visual component as well.  Anything you want Dr Lisa to see can be shared through this system. Private coaching sessions also run […]

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Where can I find out about grant programs to pay for the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program?

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TAAC provides up to $75,000 in matching funds for those manufacturers that are “trade impacted”, whose sales are down 5% or more, and whose average employment is down 5% or more. There are 11 locations nationally and to find out if you quality please check out: http://www.taacenters.org/locations.html Also check with whichever trade associations you belong to and see if there […]

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Custom Job Shops and Machine Shops Improve DRAMATICALLY!

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By Dr Lisa Lang Wouldn’t it be great to improve your due date performance to 100%, reduce the chaos and add $900,000 to your bottom line in less than 3 months like Ricky discusses in this video? https://vimeo.com/13109539 (Click this link to watch Ricky’s video.) And listen look how fast the results come: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwS8dUDoatw] And how this shop that was 95% […]

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Does this system include software?

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What you’re seeing in some of the testimonial videos is the Excel template that IS INCLUDED in the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program. We use Excel and/or your current ERP to aid with the Detailed Planning part of the Velocity Scheduling System. Our Excel template is complete with all the programming your likely to need. You’ll just need to import […]

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The secret to improving operations is …

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By Dr Lisa Lang … changing your patterns. The patterns — including our policies, procedures and measures — we use to run our machine shops / job shops are perfectly getting us the results we are currently getting. So if we want to improve, we have to change our patterns. We have to change what and how we do things. […]

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