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Consultancy Services

Unlocking potential
in your business

Our consultancy services are designed to give your business a competitive edge in today’s challenging economic environment. Each programme is tailored to meet your specific needs, encompassing tried and tested techniques for boosting business performance, such as factory layout optimisation, end-to-end value stream analysis, implementation performance measures and visual management tools.

Our specialist consultants work hand-in-hand with your team to maximise sustainable operational excellence and we can provide ongoing support as well as short-term input.

If required, we’re able to move from brief to deployment in a matter of days, thanks to our agile and flexible structure.

Additionally, with consultants available across international markets, we can provide global as well as local support, meaning you have the appropriate resources when and where you need them.

Related services

Alongside consultancy we also offer extensive recruitment and coaching services to help your team and your organisation perform.


We’re experts in enterprise excellence (Lean, Six Sigma and process improvement) across a range of sectors, from manufacturing, financial services and healthcare to public sector organisations.


Our bespoke coaching programmes are proven to enhance performance behaviour within leadership teams, boosting retention and job satisfaction as well as super-charging commercial results.

“With the help of Ian’s team of consultants, who created standardised work flows and implemented visual management systems, we achieved packing capacity improvements of 45% and increased labour efficiency across packing and servicing of up to 15%.”

Safety solutions manufacturer

“After catastrophic slippage on project delivery, we brought in a team of Kumo consultants to kickstart robust action. Through targeted problem-solving to address productivity issues and the implementation of new daily processes, we achieved 100% of the re-forecasted milestones and saved in excess of £2m.”

Major construction project

“We created a sustained culture of continuous improvement after Kumo’s consultants designed and implemented a Lean system for our factory. Thanks to layout optimisation, end-to-end value stream analysis, implementation performance and visual management tools, as well as leadership coaching to improve performance behaviour, we increased plant production capacity by 50%.”

Marine manufacturer

Get in touch with Ian Bannister to discover more.

Call +44 (0)7583 149243 or email [email protected]