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The purpose of Lean is to create an ethos within a business which provides the greatest value for customers, while minimising input resources, time and effort. Lean practice is ideally combined with operational excellence, which enables management to strive for the overall improvement of all business practices. Through the practice of lean and operational excellence, your company can achieve a greater overall delivery of products and services, while minimising costs.

With over 20 years’ experience, Team BDS is one of Ireland’s leading experts in training and consultation for lean business practice. As no two businesses are the same, Team BDS approaches each company differently to develop the most effective solutions. We have worked with people at all levels of the organisational structure to implement lean and operational excellence. By taking this hands-on approach, our team of experienced and knowledgeable consultants work with companies to develop the most appropriate strategy for their business sector. Through our experience gained in all business sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, construction and food & beverage, Team BDS use results-driven methods for lean and operational excellence to coach the key members of your organisation. Those selected will then, in turn, instruct their team members in how to adapt lean principles and practice for their department.

We look at your organisational structure, your goals, what strategies you currently employ and the performance of the company. We also take into account the performance of your suppliers, hardware and software systems, and what resources are currently available to the company. By assessing your individual requirements, we then work closely with your team to identify areas for improvement and coach your management and employees in how to implement lean practices. Through ongoing training and development, your company can achieve operational excellence on a par with many of our clients.

“We have worked with Team BDS on both Innovation and Lean Management Projects. We have always found that the consultants allocated to each project were not just extremely knowledgeable in their own specialist areas, but were experienced in a wide range of disciplines. They have a practical common sense approach to project management which looks at how a project will impact on every aspect of the business. They have helped Abcon in the development and management of the operation as we seek to re-orientate our business to become more export focused. We plan to continue availing of their support into the future.” – Barry Smith, Managing Director, Abcon Industrial Products.

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What Our Clients Say

Lean Construction Ireland
I am delighted to confirm that Team BDS is herewith approved as a "Lean Construction Ireland (LCi) Commended Lean Service Provider".Congratulations, and I look forward to our ongoing engagement and collaboration as we contribute to enabling the transformation of the Irish Construction Sector.For and on behalf of the LCi LSP Capabilities Review Panel.Regards,Darrin Taylor
Ian AndersonIan AndersonIan Anderson, Group Chief Operating Officer, Momentum Services
Team BDS were recommended to us to assist in developing a revised software specification and sourcing a suitable partner who could deliver the solution to best fit our needs. From the outset their professional and structured approach filled us with extreme confidence that we were engaging with a partner who ...
Mary Mc CagheyMary Mc CagheyMary Mc Caghey, Director, IGWT
IGWT availed of the support of Team BDS in the implementation of a Lean Management Programme. We found the skills of their specialists on-site, and their approach to the overall project, was excellent. They were very insightful in creating solutions which have helped us to add substantial value to our ...
Simon MurraySimon MurraySimon Murray, Director, Universal Graphics
Team BDS have provided ongoing business support to Universal Graphics over a period of time. They have always proven to have outstanding skills in various technical disciplines. They have helped us to achieve significant improvements in a number of key business areas. Equally important is the knowledge base they have ...
Joe SkeltonJoe SkeltonDirector of Production Planning, Aer Lingus
The work completed by the Team BDS specialists on this project to-date has provided us with immediate benefits and has helped us to overcome significant challenges which had the potential to impact on our targeted passenger growth.
James BarrettJames BarrettDirector, O’Connor Sutton Cronin Consulting Engineers
We engaged Team BDS to provide support to the company in applying innovation and process improvement to key business units. Their technical approach was very successful in identifying problem areas, and this was complemented by highly effective mentoring and managerial support. They have succeeded in implementing practical cost effective solutions ...
Barry SmithBarry SmithBarry Smith,Managing Director, Abcon Industrial Products
We have worked with Team BDS on both Innovation and Lean Management Projects. We have always found that the consultants allocated to each project were not just extremely knowledgeable in their own specialist areas, but were experienced in a wide range of disciplines. They have a practical common sense approach ...
Oliver CroninOliver CroninOliver Cronin,Finance Director, Gem Pack Foods
Team BDS identified the business system most suited to our needs. As we did not have a resource available to project manage the system implementation, this was undertaken by Team BDS. I can definitely state that we would not have had a successful implementation without their input. They took ownership ...