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Focuses on productivity have recently caused government organizations to evaluate their service offerings and efficiency. In order to improve the service provided to their constituency, government agencies must continuously look for ways to enhance productivity and performance. 

Argent helps government agencies to simplify processes, improve communications, improve workflow, and remove bottlenecks. Some of the benefits are:

  • Efficiency gains
  • Quality improvements
  • Service and communication enhancements
  • Workflow improvements
  • Streamlined efforts

Below are a few examples of the performance improvement solutions that Argent provides to its Government clients.

Lean means rapid change and rapid improvement for your organization. Lean is a powerful process improvement initiative that can be applied in any environment to deliver significant results in a quick timeframe. The Argent Lean Team provides a solid catalog of Lean services including:

  • Introductory Lean classes and workshops
  • Advanced Lean workshops
  • Mentored Kaizen events
  • Lean implementation / project management

Argent works with clients to implement Lean solutions that improve efficiency, enhance customer service and raise quality levels. Lean initiatives have consistently delivered the following improvements:

  • Lead time reductions up to 95%
  • Productivity improvements up to 50%
  • Work-In-Process (WIP) reductions up to 90%
  • Space utilization improvement up to 75%

Argent uses a unique approach that gives clients the power and statistical insight of Six Sigma integrated with the speed and employee empowerment of Lean. Our training, rooted in a results-driven philosophy provides clients with all the essential Lean and Six Sigma tools and the ability to know which tool to use when. Argent’s Six Sigma services include:

  • Six Sigma project management
  • Six Sigma project staffing services
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training

Our experienced staff is comprised of Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts that have spent thousands of man-hours implementing Lean and Six Sigma solutions with clients around the globe. Prior to starting a Six Sigma project with a client, we work to match the right project team credentials with each organization’s needs. Some of the benefits of implementing Six Sigma are:

  • Lower costs
  • Repeatable processes
  • Fewer defects
  • Shorter cycle times
  • Increased throughput and capacity

Time study is the application of a scientific method of determining process times using data collection and statistical analysis. The times that are calculated through a scientific study are used for various initiatives such as:

  • Establishing accurate productivity goals
  • Compiling objective data that compares automation/methods
  • Identifying non-value-added time percentages
  • Determining current staff utilization and identifying opportunities
  • Quantifying gains through layout and/or method changes
  • Reducing labor costs

Element definition, data collection, and statistical analysis are utilized in order to establish times that are both fair and accurate.  Argent’s industrial engineering background and over 20 years of field experience make us uniquely qualified in providing companies with the appropriate time study resources, knowledge, and results.

Argent Global Services has extensive experience in providing layout services to a myriad of industries and organizations.  What sets an Argent layout apart is our approach.  Whenever we are engaged by an organization, our objective is always the same… to assist our client in improving productivity and service while reducing operating costs and enhancing profitability.

An Argent designed layout is based upon a detailed understanding of workflow, procedures and processes, technology, and staffing. Argent’s engineering and consulting expertise goes into every layout. This ensures our clients of receiving a thoughtful design that incorporates an efficient workflow, best practices, appropriate technology, and proper staffing levels. Some of the benefits of working with Argent to implement a new layout are:

  • Improved workflow
  • Reduced costs
  • Elimination of bottlenecks
  • Reduced travel times
  • Better productivity

Argent Global Services is a leader in providing organizations with realistic and measurable business solutions. Our experienced business consulting teams couple proven process engineering techniques and real-world business understanding to uncover operational opportunities for our clients.

 Once opportunities are fully explored, Argent works with clients to implement solutions that provide lasting change. Some of the benefits of working with Argent include:

  • Accurate assessment of opportunities
  • Independent and unbiased review of operations
  • Rapid development of road map for improvement
  • Outside viewpoint
  • Real-world know how
  • International, multi-industry experience

The effective deployment of technology helps companies to reduce costs, enhance visibility, improve decision-making capabilities and gain competitive advantages. Argent provides a solid catalog of technology services including:

  • Return-On-Investment (ROI) Analysis
  • Request For Proposal (RFP) Management
  • Technology Assessments
  • Project Management
  • Training Services
  • Vendor Selection

Argent has always had a philosophy of partnering with clients to implement solutions that drive efficiency, enhance customer service and improve quality. Some of the overall benefits of working with Argent to implement your technology initiatives are:

  • Unbiased recommendations
  • Focused and dedicated staffing
  • Project management experience