theory of constraints results

Job Shop Scheduling Velocity Scheduling System Case Study

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Contour Tool did not think it was possible to improve their scheduling  to substantially improve due date performance or ship more with fewer people, but they did just that and more with the Velocity Scheduling System. Read their full success story and check out their results, here:  https://www.velocityschedulingsystem.com/On_Time_Shops/Contour-Tool-VSS-success-story.pdf. This is not your typical drum buffer rope or Theory of Constraints success […]

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Theory of Constraints Results After 1 Year

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By Dr Lisa Lang You may remember these graphs from some reported results (a testimonial) on job shop scheduling below. Well I just got an update from Tanya. Here it is: SUBJECT: Our One Year Anniversary “Welp it’s Criterion’s one year anniversary with the VSB (Velocity Scheduling System) and WE STILL love it! A few major projects went thru our […]

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Theory of Constraints Results, Case Study

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By Dr Lisa Lang The rock stars at Cavaform International LLC proved that Velocity Scheduling System based on Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints and Drum Buffer Rope WORKS!  After just 2 months Cavaform experienced a 2.6 X improvement in pieces shipped.   I received another update at the end of April showing the results continued.  The units shipped went down by a few units but […]

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The biggest constraint we Theory of Constraints consultants find is … (part 1)

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By Dr Lisa Lang We have worked with companies around the globe implementing Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma and the constraint is always the same.  It’s how we think.  In particular, it’s how the business owner or leader of the company thinks. You buy the same equipment as your competitors.  You hire from the same labor pool.  The […]

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Theory of Constraints Drum Buffer Rope

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Throwing Darts in a Tornado or Theory of Constraints Drum Buffer Rope (Your Choice) By Dr Lisa Lang We are surrounded by complexity. People don’t show up for work, machines go down, jobs take longer to run than we estimated, customers call and change delivery dates, and the list goes on. This tornado of chaos makes it difficult to meet […]

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Machine Shop gets BIG results with the Velocity Scheduling System

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By Dr Lisa Lang Tanya DiSalvo, President of Criterion Tool & Die, just sent me this email: Lisa & Brad- We finished off our fiscal year end 10/31….. could have never turned things around w/out the V V S.!!!!!! We finished the year in the black because ‘the board’ helped us focus on FINISHING! The last 6 months also saw […]

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