West Liberty Foods Saves $2 Million in Maintenance Costs with Leading2Lean

Trent Maw, Director Marketing Communications | 5 months ago


Executives at turkey processer West Liberty Foods felt they could improve operations but needed a way to identify and solve inefficiencies stemming from acomplex, manual data-entry system and lag time in understanding maintenance issues. After implementing Leading2Lean’s CloudDISPATCH system, the companysaved $2 million in maintenance costs by tracking where money is being spent on materials and employee time. The company has also achieved 89 percent utilization of its maintenance workforce and improved operational availability in at least one of its plants to 96 percent—an increase of nearly 10 percent.

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