AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “LEAN PRODUCTION” SYSTEM THE LABOR PRODUCTIVITY AT TITAN GROUP COMPANIES INCREASES BY 10% - 15% ANNUALLY
Titan Group has been optimizing its harvesting processes for several years. The holding launched implementation of the “Lean production” system with the transport link. This is what Chief of Production Dept. for Titan Group Albert Pestov told at the round table on productivity issues at forestry companies in Arkhangelsk on November 15, 2019.
According to Mr. Pestov, every machinery unit of the holding is equipped with monitoring systems. The dumping trucks, petrol tankers, harvesters, tractors, wood assortment carriers and even river tugboats are equipped with the video recorders, GPS sensors, fuel metering sensors, engine hour meters, etc. The respective data are transferred 24 hours a day to the dispatch department. Owing to the satellite and cell communication as well as the special program “Omnicomm online” it is possible to monitor a vehicle, its movement track, speed, downtime, fuel consumption, engine hours and many other parameters.
“The received information helps not only control employees’ work but also detect weak points for the entire vehicle fleet, analyze and correct them, - Albert Pestov underlined. – After implementation of the “Lean Production” system the labor productivity at Titan Group companies increases by 10% - 15% annually”.The round table on lean production and productivity issues at forestry companies with participation of small and big business in the forestry sector was arranged by Agency for regional development of Arkhangelsk region, NAFU and the forestry cluster “PomorInnovaLes”.