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Mission Accomplished

At Cornerstone Consulting Organization, our mission is your mission. Read our success stories to see the range of challenges our manufacturing clients encountered and how we accomplished their mission by deploying our, Lean, FIT and OpEx methods.

How CCO Eliminated a $2 Million Backlog for a Leading Aftermarket Manufacturer

The CCO team delivered a sustainable turnaround in just three months and provided an aggressive but achievable corrective action plan to help drive operational improvement for one of the world’s leading aftermarket manufacturers.

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CCO Helps Retail Franchisee Advance Operations for More Profit and Portfolio Growth

A retail franchisee looking to grow its portfolio of locations turned to CCO for a store-by-store evaluation to ensure they are optimizing operations and leveraging best practices to achieve sustainable, profitable performance.

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How CCO Eliminated Trucking Company Order Backlog in Under 5 Months

A large manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial trucks was experiencing late deliveries and other issues at its plant in Mexico. With problems growing and compounding daily, our experienced consultants quickly jumped in to restore balance to the operation.

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Talent and Training

Cornerstone can meet your needs for the right talent at the right time, and we have the training you need to accomplish your mission – no matter your industry or need.

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Best-in-class Executive Services

enterprise strategy Enterprise Strategy & Optimization

We will help you build a FIT business – from the overall global business strategy to local, day-to-day operations – and we’re always focused on the optimal plan for a healthy enterprise that can deliver sustainable, profitable performance, and growth.

opex OpEx Training & Development

We can train your team to implement and adopt our OpEx method, so that your operation continues to perform long after CCO has accomplished the mission to optimize profitable performance.

excecutive leadership short long term Short/Mid-Term Executive Leadership

With hundreds of executives in our global network of consultants and even more in our total relationship universe, we can help you find the right leadership and staff talent for long-term business management or short-term placement or turnaround situations.

fit operations FIT Operations Training & Deployment

We apply this model to any complex-interdependent system to help your team understand how the dynamics of time, trade-offs and more will enable or inhibit optimum, profitable performance.

crisis management Turn-Around & Crisis Management

When you have a business or a single plant that’s out of balance, struggling with chaos or even fighting for its very survival, CCO’s proprietary FIT and OpEx methods -- and our experienced consultants – will help you fix it fast.

valuations validations Valuations, Validations & Diagnostics

If your business includes acquisitions or other value-creating events, CCO’s FIT and OpEx methods will help you analyze and evaluate targets and transactions, or we can quickly help you validate your own due diligence.

leadership development Leadership Development & Coaching

Classroom, remote learning, on-premises leadership, and coaching courses are at the heart of our Operational Excellence and accountable culture. We’ve partnered with Higher Echelon to enhance both individual and organizational excellence.

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OpEx and your business.

When your company is struggling to perform at its best, we’re ready to quickly develop turnaround plans that re-balance complex production systems.

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What is FIT Operations?

FIT Operations is the most powerful yet practical cash flow and EBITDA maximization tool ever developed.

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Careers at CCO

We’re looking for passionate, discipline-driven individuals who will work with integrity to help maximize profitability and drive sustainable results for our clients. Review our job openings and apply today.

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Educational Courses

Sustaining excellent results requires investment in your human capital - your people! Whether it’s a new skill or a strategic approach to your business, our educational offerings are grounded in hands-on real world experience that focuses on learning and identifies critical success factors required to improve and sustain your operations.

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