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"With Nevada Industry Excellence’s assistance we were able to reduce our manufacturing costs by over 27%. Our customers have been very pleased to see our implementation of Lean, especially 5S, visual workplace and standardized work procedures."

— John Collier, Plant Manager, Herb Trade

"The initial Value Stream Map was the right starting place because it now gives a direction with concepts and goals that must be considered prior to any reorganization. Nevada Industry Excellence’s assistance has been just right in identifying new ways to look at a facility that I see everyday."

— Don Graham, General Manager Jensen Precast

"I wanted to thank you again for allowing our team leaders to attend the course. Several of them came back energized about the concepts they had learned and we’ve started making changes to our flow lines as a result."

— Michael Meguiar, GE Transportation, Las Vegas Plant Leader

Supply Chain

Supply chain services go hand in hand with competitive pricing, an ideal all companies need to achieve to remain viable, profitable businesses. Nevada Industry Excellence (formerly MAP) helps its customers to reduce costs, not just by unit cost but also by the total cost of ownership. The focus is on the economies of the entire value chain in evaluating its customers’ most important business problems and providing solutions that reduce the total cost of ownership to deliver a continuous return on the customers’ investment.

Nevada Industry Excellence helps its customers reduce costs throughout a product’s life by leveraging these Nevada Industry Excellence’s advantages:

  • Unit price: initial costs, continuous cost reductions, tooling and fixtures, service costs
  • Logistics costs: lead time, just-in-time delivery, freight, supplier-managed inventory
  • Supplier reliability and capability: partnering costs, supplier team’s knowledge base
  • Technical support: ability to adapt to changes in technology and specifications
  • Transaction costs: ease of transaction, Electronic Data Interchange, cost to change a supply source
  • Location advantage: labor costs, production costs
  • Quality: inspection/rework costs, replacement policy and CAR effectiveness
  • RFID & Barcoding: Vendor Selection, Implementation, ERP Integration
  • ERP: Planning Systems Selection & Implementation