Recognized worldwide as an expert in the Theory of Constraints, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Continuous Improvement, Woeppel has earned the founder’s implementer certification from the TOC-ICO.
Dixie Iron Works has grown seven-fold from $3 to $20 million in sales in the past nine years. Dixie has been able to make powerful, constructive changes to its operations, marketing, sales, and organizational strategies with Woeppel’s assistance.
Although Dixie Iron Works had a 30-year history of serving the drillers and the producers in the south Texas oil patch, in 1993 the equipment maker was struggling to survive. Changes in the industry had moved the market out of the company’s geographical area and area of expertise. Profitability was a real problem.
With the help of Pinnacle Strategies, Dixie learned to evaluate the impact of constraints in order to increase throughput rather than rely on cost cutting measures to increase profits. The company then rebalanced production flow to meet customer demand rather than capacity. Wrong assumptions, such as placing primary emphasis on individual worker efficiency, were replaced and workers were guided to only produce what could be sold. Resources were “utilized”
Pinnacle Strategies is the developer of ViewPoint a service that dramatically simplifies managing projects, enabling project teams to rapidly improve project performance. Pinnacle Strategies also is the creator of the RABIT methodology, a proprietary approach that is concentrated on implementing quick response solutions with rapid results. The RABIT methodology culminates years of practical experience and expertise in continuous improvement;
Annette Hamilton, Director of Marketing