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Industry based detail, automotive, assembly line


Improve revenue, streamline processes and reduce cost

We help our clients be more effective at all stages of the automotive business lifecycle – from product development and marketing to lean manufacturing and production to supply chain and supplier management. In a highly competitive market driven by design and engineering, our team has the expertise to quickly implement programs to improve sales, productivity or production – while keeping cost and quality in line.

Our clients include original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers in North America and Europe. Some of our results include:

  • Increase top line revenue
  • Increase throughput
  • Improve order-to-cash process cycle time
  • Restructure sales and marketing organization
  • Align sales and marketing around top markets and opportunities
  • Re-engineer order management process
  • Reduce inventory
  • Implement lean manufacturing, six sigma, 5S programs
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce labor costs
  • Develop supply chain process
  • Reduce lead times
  • Implement strategic sourcing and vendor management programs
  • Reduce equipment breakdown
  • Improve quality
  • Reduce freight and transportation costs
  • Develop and lead operator and supervisor training


Related Information

Project Leader

Oil & Gas

North America

Tom is a senior project leader with over 25 years of international management consulting experience in the oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, financial services, telecommunications, media and aerospace industries. He has served Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies in 15 countries across North America, EMEA and Asia.

Head of Organizational Development

Don is an internationally recognized organizational change and development expert with 33 years of global experience in partnering with results-oriented clients to achieve sustainable behavioral change and targeted bottom-line results in productivity, quality and profitability. He is recognized for fostering high levels of enterprise-wide sustainable performance improvement ownership. Don’s key strengths include his ability to engage stakeholders at all levels, create collaborative environments and work within the culture to achieve leadership, management and employee breakthrough results.

Presenting Analyst

John is a Senior Executive and Presenting Analyst at The Highland Group with more than 30 years of leadership experience in management consulting. He has led hundreds of global consulting engagements that delivered an array of operational improvement solutions with total client benefits exceeding $1 billion dollars.