Operational Improvement

Each year, each quarter, each day provides another opportunity for your organization to improve. What changes could you implement today to enhance performance? Could you be doing more to ensure you stay ahead of the competition? Do you have the right plans and processes in place to achieve your goals?

Let's work together to take your organization to the next level of success.

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EDSI Operational Improvement Services in Motion

Learn more about EDSI's approach to helping you implement better, faster, smarter solutions to position your company for success in competitive and ever-changing markets. Watch as EDSI's operational improvement services come to life!

EDSI Can Help:

At EDSI Consulting, our spectrum of operational improvement services ranges from simply refining a process through restructuring an entire manufacturing plant. Our team can assist or lead your efforts in the following areas:


From Our Blog

Recent blog posts related to operational improvement

Once Upon a Punch Clock: Raising the Wonka bar on Retention Rates

The story of Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket contest conjures up images of hundreds of peanut conglomerate workers unwrapping thousands of chocolate bars. As they rapidly try to find the Golden Ticket for Veruca Salt, the spoiled child, she eagerly and angrily awaits a prize tour of the elusive Wonka Candy Factory.

One-Stop Center Certification

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires that each state must establish the minimum criteria for certification of One-Stop centers and the One-Stop delivery system. The certification criteria allows the State to set standards for customer-focused, seamless services from a network of partners that help individuals overcome barriers to becoming and staying employed. Certification is required to be done by local boards at least once every three years in order for One-Stop centers and the One-Stop delivery system to receive infrastructure funding. The certification process is critical in setting the minimum level of quality and consistency of services in One-Stop centers across each State. Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDB) are charged with assessing the One-Stop centers and the One-Stop delivery system within their region to ensure that they meet WIOA and state criteria.

Once Upon a Punch Clock: "The Emperor's New Clothes," Challenging a Legacy

The Emperor’s New Clothes is a tale about an emperor who parades around a set of new clothes without realizing that he, in fact, isn’t wearing any. The townsfolk play along with the pretense, not wanting to appear argumentative or dumb....
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A Customer Thank You

“I wanted to drop you a line and make sure you know that we had our second straight profitable month. March was $250k, April was $640k. We are profitable for the year. We have made significant gains in scrap reduction and managing labor cost. Also, we have made progress on reducing the cost of production materials.

“I am hoping that someone called or emailed you to thank you and your team for your role in getting us here. If not, thank you. You were the biggest factor in our progress.”

What Can You Expect From Us?


We bring experience, knowledge, leadership and insight at all levels. Our talented and passionate team of professionals provides essential perspective and capabilities to your team.


We work with you to develop the best course of action, recognizing that making the right decision is not always easy. We look at every situation through your eyes, allowing us to understand your needs and tailor custom solutions.


Our process outlines where you have been, where you are and where you need to be. We're poised to anticipate and respond to your unique needs and the current and emerging business requirements.


We stay with you every step of the way, focused on protecting and creating value through understanding, creativity and a commitment to producing measurable results.


We know the only thing that is constant is change. EDSI is your partner in managing transition.

Highlighted Industry Experience:

EDSI Consulting's team has broad industry experience relating to operational improvement. Highlighted industries we serve include:

  • Automotive
  • Plastics
  • Chemicals
  • Food Processing
  • Recycling
  • Printing
  • Packaging
  • Distribution
  • Utilities
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Public Transportation
  • Equipment Manufacturing
  • Fixtures & Tooling
  • Custom Automation
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Retail
  • Social Services
  • Staffing Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Government and Quasi-Public Entities
  • Advertising and Media
  • Service Industries
  • Industrial
  • Nonprofit Organizations

EDSI understands our vision and helps us get there. Throughout the project, EDSI has helped to define more clearly what we need, redefine deliverables and propose feasible solutions. Monica Markovich; Program Manager, Educational and Training Programs - Indiana Department of Workforce Development

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