INNOVATION& CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Make innovation and continuous improvement your day to day practice.

INNOVATION & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

The challenge

In today’s world of rapidly evolving technical and social developments, organizations are pushed to change. And the speed of change is still accelerating. To stay ahead and keep up with this constant change, you need new ideas quickly. The reality is that you improve and innovate or die. You always want to be that one step ahead.

innovation & continuous improvement

The solution

SPARQ360 has developed a unique solution to support large organizations to activate the collective intelligence of their people. The SPARQ360 Value Circle™ is a three-step process that begins with the dialogue phase where we uncover the themes that are prevalent within the organization, followed by ideation in which we create a robust idea management process and transparency on progress and results. Finally, the realization phase serves to support your staff in implementing the ideas and taking ownership of the change.
Our flexible, user-friendly processes and integrated approach guarantees that ideas and opinions from the crowd are tracked and linked to actual implemented projects and backward. Through our decades of experience in LEAN and 4PL Supply Chain, SPARQ360 has extensive hands-on experience in implementing global continuous improvement programs. We deploy an array of LEAN processes and tools like Value Stream Mappings, Continuous Improvement Roadmaps, and Readiness Assessments. We support the program or project with additional resources, when needed.

Innovation & continuous improvement

The results

constant flow of new ideas

Constant flow of new, valuable ideas out of the organization to improve your products, processes or develop new ones.

structured workflow

A structured workflow process from idea generation to implementation to guarantee successful implementation of the best ideas.

discovery of champions

Identification of the most creative, engaged and forward- thinking resources in your organization a network that help you to move forward.

succesful solution implementation

A successful solution that creates momentum and delivers measurable results.

dynamic reporting

Transparent and interactive reporting that provides all required insights for all stakeholders.

Case study

LEAN PRINCIPLES AND CROWDSOURCING GENERATE SAVINGS.

The clients demand

A global manufacturer of life sciences and hospital solutions was looking for continuous improvement ideas for it’s entire supply chain in order to increase flexibility, generate synergies and reduce costs.

The Solution

We implemented a structured idea realization process where we used LEAN principles and crowdsourcing to generate savings and global process alignment. Lean tools and global workflow management helped to share best practices in the client’s global supply chain and build global new processes with a focus on a continuous improvement value flow.

The Result

· Engaged partnership with high degrees of collaboration.

· $10 million of savings over a 2-year period.

· Reduced freight-spend by 7% in the first year alone.

· Ideation and continuous improvement program embedded in the supply chain organization.

A best in class Supply Chain is the perfect balance between service levels, costs, flexibility, reliability, risk, and innovation.. With our expertise in global 4PL Transport and warehouse management, IT, S&OP, SPARQ360 has generated over $1Billion savings Supply Chain spend. 

Today’s world of exponential change push organizations to adapt. It´s a matter of improve, innovate or die. How to stay one step ahead? SPARQ360 has a unique solution to activate the collective intelligence of the people in your organization to the max.

For any change to be sustainable, it needs to be embedded in a safe and trusted culture, and become part of the daily routine. Change becomes an opportunity, leadership supports, employees execute and are engaged. SPARQ360 helps you to create this culture. 

In this sector we help to increase profitability and sharing of best practices by deploying the SPARQ360 Value CircleTM.
Enabling PE’s to improve visibility and value growth across their portfolio.

We help to connect with citizens, implement effective processes for change and offer tools to communicate with stakeholders, communities to generate support and invite input for ideas.

 We engage with multiple hospitals and healthcare organizations to create better care, more cost efficiency and higher levels of employee engagement. 

Around the world we help clients  to optimize their supply chain. With our deep experience in 4PL  and global expertise we have generated large savings. 

For successful change, acceptance and support in the organization is crucial. Projects will fail without the decent buy in and involvement of the workforce. SPARQ360 helps to increase speed of change, people acceptance and program effectiveness.