Book Chapter

Process Analyses and Improvement at Bartter Enterprises

Tom Bevington, Phillip Irvine, Danny Samson

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2008

Abstract

Phillip Irvine, Operations Director of Bartter Enterprises (Australia's second largest chicken and poultry processor) was sitting in his office in North Ryde, Sydney in June 2006 reflecting on the meeting which had just ended with Geoff Frost, Group CEO, on the strategy for extending the BBX initiative group wide. Without any doubt, the work which Geoff and he had initiated in the Beresfield plant had been extraordinarily successful. Since launch in 2005, it had already delivered verified savings of over $3 m, which would be annualised at over $5 m. The key questions he now had to address were: How to get this level of change implemented throughout the group? How to ensure sustainabi..

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