The award was received for the ‘Performance Improvement in the Private Sector’ category, where Turner & Townsend Suiko and Tarmac’s strategic partnership successfully pushed the boundaries of performance improvement to far exceed expectation.
Martin Barrett, Managing Director, Turner & Townsend Suiko, commented:
“We are truly delighted to be recognised for our work with Tarmac. Our robust partnership and combined expertise has resulted in a world-class continuous improvement model, which has significantly enhanced performance and profit for Tarmac.”
The blended expertise of Suiko’s operational excellence disciplines and Tarmac’s asphalt production was powerfully harnessed through the Asphalt Optimisation Programme (AOP).
AOP showcases the key principles of Lean and Continuous Improvement, grounded in a traditional manufacturing environment and applied to the specific needs of the Tarmac Asphalt business. The programme’s achievements succinctly demonstrate how to successfully reap significant benefits in improved performance, cost, cash and long-term profit.