Our Process

Our Dedicated DesignBuild Approach

Through our 6-Step DesignBuild process, you can be assured that your entire project lifecycle will stay on track to meet your company’s goals of strategy, time, budget, and return on investment. Carefully crafted from years of experience with successful planning and implementation, DesignBuild will streamline supply chain processes, improve employee productivity, and maximize your return on investment.

Step 1 — Assess

We optimize your supply chain.

During the Needs Assessment phase, AHS answers the question “how can our clients optimize their supply chain process?” We provide a high level assessment of the current situation and describe our vision of a path forward. We work together as an extension of your team to provide the optimal solution for your unique circumstance.

What we’ll do:

Comprehensive examination of your needs

What you’ll get:

Detailed proposal identifying the project scope and path forward

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Step 2 — Analyze

We assure your facility is operating efficiently and effectively.

During this step we go into great depth analyzing existing circumstances to gain the information necessary to make strategic recommendations. We also benchmark current operations to establish a baseline for the return on investment. We work with your teams on the front lines to fully understand your needs, which yield a wealth of operational data to base the success of any future project. Our hands-on operational review ensures that we possess the accurate operational data for comparison against proposed projects and actual outcomes.

What we’ll do:

Hands-on operational review.

What you’ll get:

Baselined, accurate operational data for comparison against actual project outcomes

Step 3 —Recommend

We help you get the biggest return on your investment.

To ensure a maximum return on investment, we collect data during the Process Improvement Recommendation phase to examine all possible paths that will achieve desired results. At the end of this phase, we outline each of those recommendations and provide detailed layouts, timelines, and budgets for the proposed project and the specifications for completing the work.

What we’ll do:

Thorough assessment of all solution alternatives.

What you’ll get:

Thorough assessment of all solution alternatives.

Step 4 —Approve

We validate your solution to your executive team.

AHS will walk your executive management team through the work completed-to-date in a brief, yet thorough session. The session is designed to identify your pain points and offer justification for completing the project. The outcome of this session will be the approval to move forward.

What we’ll do:

Host an informative session with your executive management team

What you’ll get:

Security and peace of mind that your project will deliver solid results

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Download the AHS Design Guide

Guidelines for estimating project budgets and determining your ROI.

Step 5 — Implement

Our management assures implementation is done correctly.

AHS will manage all facets of the project including timeline schedules, implementation, budgets and system commissioning. Working with world class vendors, AHS will finalize designs, generate approval documentation and establish exit testing to ensure a successful implementation of the project.

What we’ll do:

Implement your project

What you’ll get:

Project completed to your satisfaction while exceeding expectations

Step 6 — Support

We get you the results you expect.

In this final step, AHS revisits the original data, comparing that information to operational data gathered from the newly implemented system. Through an analysis of this information, we’ll help you and your management team understand and interpret the results.

What we’ll do:

Gather new operational data for benchmarking purposes

What you’ll get:

Justification of your investment

 

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