Realising cost reduction potential in administration by focusing on services that are critical to success and improving the provision of these services (overhead value analysis)

Food manufacturer (sausage products), medium-sized Germany company, turnover of approx. €200 million p.a., 600 employees


  • Recording the performance of each organisational unit

  • Evaluating performance with quantity structures, material costs and employee years

  • Reorganising the provision of services, e.g. reallocating tasks or reducing services that don’t add value

  • Optimising processes by, e.g., avoiding duplication of work

  • Digitising document workflows, e.g. in food legislation

  • Introducing process management through cycle time optimisation (cycle time, first-pass yield, budget)


  • 24% reduction in staff
  • Acceleration of processing times


Thomas Vogel

Heinrich-Könn-Straße 72
40625 Düsseldorf

+49 (0) 151 / 56 06 75 65