Daily maintenance at busy offices is no easy task, let alone when the office is a 30-story building with legacy cleaning processes, excess supplies and janitor closets. This was the challenge Kearny Real Estate was facing. Their goal was to eliminate non-value-added waste, improve efficiency, and positively impact morale and engagement.
Kearny Real Estate found the answer in our LEAN approach. We address issues that aren’t always visible, and uncover waste that can extract value, and diminish productivity.
Our Certified LEAN Advisors began by documenting the existing conditions of each closet to understand Kearny Real Estate’s patterns. We then shadowed each day-porter’s path of travel to see how many trips they were making for supplies.
The results showed many opportunities. Our advisors worked with Kearny Real Estate to implement several LEAN principles, including:
Since working with our team, Kearny Real Estate has boosted their bottom line and brand, with results including:
Kearny Real Estate estimates these changes have helped increase the value of their building by $1,100,000. They are thrilled with the results and continue to implement the LEAN approach to further boost their bottom line.