Operational Excellence Breakfast Workshop

Thursday 19th October 2017  Breakfast & Networking: 07:30 am – 08:00 am Workshop Time: 08:00 am – 10:00 am Program Venue: Hotel IBIS Melbourne Glen Waverley – 297 Springvale Rd, Glen … Continued


Do They TRUST You?

Do they trust you? A Matter of Trust! The secret to building trust are four simple pillars. Four aspects of our interactions with others that when acknowledged, understood and enhanced, … Continued


Complimentary Vative Business Health Check

Time for a Check Up? Are your customers unsatisfied? Are you feeling the pressure from increasing competition? Are your operating costs increasing? Does your team lack innovation? Do … Continued


Executive Trusted Advisor just for YOU

Executive Trusted Advisor just for YOU Do you feel the need for an unbiased, honest, to the point, experienced executive adviser that sees things from an outside fresh … Continued


A Succesfull Start to Supply Chain Breakfast Workshops

On Tuesday 5th April, 2016 Vative held its first supply chain focused breakfast workshop, which turned out to be a success for our participants. The supply chain breakfast … Continued


Breakfast Workshops: Build A High-Performing Supply Chain

Is your inventory hurting your cash flow? Is your delivery performance costing you business? Do you suffer from stock-outs, even though your inventory is high? Are you a … Continued


How Today’s Most Successful Agribusinesses Maximise Yield – Vative Agribusiness

  Vative Agribusiness (Vative’s dedicated Agriculture divison) will be hosting an Agribusiness breakfast workshop at the Mornington Golf Club on the 25th February 2016. In the interest of … Continued

Lean Principles

Infographic – 9 Keys to Increasing Competitiveness through Lean

Infographic – 9 Keys to Increasing Competitiveness through Lean  The concepts that were covered in our successful eBook (click here if you missed out) were detailed and informative … Continued


9 Keys to Increasing Competitiveness through Lean – eBook

9 Keys to Increasing Competitiveness through Lean – eBook If you’ve been thinking about introducing Lean but aren’t sure where to start, then this eBook is for you. … Continued

Lean Manufacturing News

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2015

Vative is very excited to be part of NMW 2015. See how Vative are helping with lean manufacturing #manufacturing — NMW (@NMWAustralia) May 24, 2015 NMW 2015 features … Continued

Lean Principles News

Lean Standard Work – A Key Factor for Continuous Improvement

Lean Standard Work  – A Key Factor For Continuous Improvement It only takes a few moments to appreciate why Lean standard work (standardisation) can play such a critical role … Continued

Lean Healthcare

Continuous Improvement in Patient Care – Healthcare Budget Cut Crisis

Cutting waste and inefficiency improves productivity and patient care. Government pressure on healthcare providers to reign in ballooning costs is relentless. It places an enormous burden on hospitals to … Continued

Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing and 5S test

Lean manufacturing and 5S is a combination of words that are often heard in the manufacturing space, and not always understood. So let’s break them down. 


A Lean Start to the New Year

Happy New Year from the Vative team! Our team at Vative would like to wish our clients the very best for 2015. The last 12 months have been … Continued

Lean Manufacturing News

Lean Manufacturing Delivers Record Highs With Overtime Plunging to Record Lows

“We’ve made a very cumbersome process a lot simpler”   DELIVERY PERFORMANCE HITS RECORD HIGHS AND OVERTIME PLUNGES TO RECORD LOWS Shortly after commencing its Lean manufacturing project … Continued

Lean in Education Lean Six Sigma Training News

La Trobe University Achieves $2.6 Million in Savings through Lean Process

“The benefits… more than covered the costs associated”   LA TROBE UNIVERSITY ACHIEVES $2.6 MILLION IN SAVINGS AND AN AVERAGE ROI OF 250% ON ICT PROJECTS The ongoing Lean … Continued


Lean Manufacturing Increases Line Capacity by more than 30%

SINGLE PRODUCTION LINE CAPACITY INCREASES BY MORE THAN 30% THROUGH LEAN LAYOUT PROJECT The best practice processes established at Black Duck’s new Wangaratta factory delivered significant improvements on … Continued


Lean Farming Delivers Hundreds and Thousands of Dollars Worth of Annual Savings

“Hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of annual savings” A CASE STUDY ON LEAN FARMING  Annual savings totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars have resulted from Vative’s business … Continued


Lean Production Improves Process Efficiency by up to 20% Within 6 Months

“Vative’s most significant strength is the ability to implement”   PROCESS EFFICIENCY IMPROVES BY UP TO 20% WITHIN 6 MONTHS Lean production delivered significant benefits to Mackay Multilink after just six months, with process efficiency increasing … Continued


Lean Healthcare Delivers Outstanding Improvements

Vative Healthcare assists clients achieve significant, sustainable financial benefits through lean healthcare, continuous improvement and innovation. Key outcomes from recent metropolitan and regional projects include: 38% cut in … Continued

Lean Six Sigma Training News

September’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt’s Achieve 100% Strike Rate

Vative recently held another 3-day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Workshop on the 23rd September. The workshop saw a number of individuals across industries such as consulting, manufacturing, … Continued


Lean Construction Boosts Efficiency at Abigroup R&D Facility

36% CUMULATIVE IMPROVEMENT ACHIEVED THROUGH LEAN CONSTRUCTION METHODOLOGY The Sunraysia Solar Alliance’s R&D facility provided an ideal candidate for the application of Lean construction techniques delivered by Vative … Continued


A Case Study on Lean Manufacturing

“The best thing we ever did for the business”   A CASE STUDY ON LEAN MANUFACTURING For steel frame manufacturing company, Central Steel Build, implementing a 12-month Lean … Continued


Kmart Cuts Operational Costs by More than $3 Million

KMART CUTS OPERATIONAL COSTS BY MORE THAN $3 MILLION It was the power of numbers at work: Vative’s supply chain and logistics expertise, Kmart’s Lean project teams and … Continued