Capabilities

Operational Transformation

Integrated set of proven solutions for both manufacturing and services sectors to drive out operating costs, reduce working capital and enable top-line growth while balancing customer satisfaction and quality.

Strategic Execution & Management

Disciplined, process-centric approach to operationalize corporate strategy and to flawlessly execute your strategic initiatives, often enabled by an enterprise program management office.

Procurement Transformation

Proven methods combined with experienced consultants and AOP SPOT Analytics™ to yield immediate and lasting benefits while laying foundation for ongoing value capture from current and future supply base

Project & Change Management

Multi-faceted framework to identify, mobilize and engage necessary resources and stakeholders to achieve timelines, budgets and benefits while minimizing external and internal risks.


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Business Process Expertise

Depth across all operational functions with ability to quickly map current state, identify gaps, and implement solutions to measure and unlock value in core and non-core business processes.

AOP SPOT Analytics™

Extensive use of internal and external data sources to benchmark current performance, guide decision making, and establish forward-looking metrics and dashboards using advanced database and visualization tools.

“For over a year Chuck Harthan has made his keen analytical and project management skills available to us.  During a major Sales Force Effectiveness project at (client), he integrated himself with project team members as well as employees at large.  Chuck was able to help us better understand key metrics and identify opportunities to improve our business”

GROUP PUBLISHER — MARKETING COMPANY IN HOUSING INDUSTRY

“Advanced Operations Partners provided the necessary structure, methods and experience to guide my leadership team through a multi-month strategic planning process, helping us to define and mobilize critical initiatives to fuel global growth and streamline operations.”

CEO AND FOUNDER — GLOBAL, UK HEADQUARTERED, TALENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY

“Advanced Operations Partners introduced and implemented processes/tools to provide more visibility and control of EPC (engineering, procurement, construction), which helped ensure timely completion of several $200MM+ wind farm projects.”

EXECUTIVE VP OF ASSET MANAGEMENT

“AOP mobilized, launched and implemented a ~$200M restructuring and cost-out program over a two-year period, overseeing all aspects of transformation program and driving critical operational initiatives including complexity reduction, plant/line asset optimization, strategic sourcing, and transportation.”

COO — $5B CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANY

“Advanced Operations Partners provided us with excellent tools to help optimize our product design and capital budgeting business processes.  Chuck is a very knowledgeable professional who learned about our business quickly and worked closely with our working team members, enabling him to help drive our process forward.”

CEO — TIER 1 AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER

“AOP consultants defined, launched and supported implementation of multi-faceted performance transformation program to deliver higher levels of customer service and delivery.  AOP lean consultant mapped out all key product flows and pinpointed opportunities to better measure and track potential bottlenecks.”

CFO — $50M MEDICAL SERVICES COMPANY

“AOP has delivered on several transformative efforts including new operating model and organization design as well as performance analytics and metrics for major capital programs.  AOP experts lead my team through significant analysis and change management to reach consensus on future-state structure and processes.”

HEAD OF ENGINEERING — $15B TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

“AOP has played an important role over the past several years driving and setting up strategic planning / execution processes, implementing a multi-year business process re-engineering and ERP program, and supporting CEO-sponsored efforts such as organizational design and enterprise-wide project management.”

PRESIDENT AND CEO — LARGE CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANY WITH #1 BRANDS

“AOP has played an integral role in developing and executing our strategic plan, and enabled my management team to develop specific capabilities in the areas of procurement and supply chain.”

CEO AND FOUNDER — FOOD SAFETY COMPANY