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45% increase in productivity

Unipart realised a 45% increase in productivity for a global financial services company. The area of the business: the customer complaints resolution process. The client’s goal: 15%. Unipart exceeded the target by reducing non-value added steps by 80%.

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25% increase in productivity

Unipart improved productivity by an average of 25% for the National Insurance Contributions Office, with one area of the organisation hitting 145%. How? Unipart redesigned two processing areas and developed a program to dramatically improve 3000 employees’ performance and customer service.

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Treating more patients, earning more revenue

With Unipart’s help, the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Trust created 2,800 extra outpatient slots. With redesigned processes and teams now working together, the Trust’s improved productivity also realised a 35% increase in activity that provided £1m of additional revenue.

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Engineering & Automotive Click here to read more

From 1.5 days to 1.5 hours

A productivity increase that saw product generated in 1.5 hours instead of 1 ½ days. That’s what happened when Unipart worked with a power generation design company. Using Unipart Way techniques and training designers to map the processes and identify quality checks, Unipart enabled the client to produce their product faster and error-free.

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Infrastructure Management Click here to read more

40% increase in productivity

Unipart improved productivity by 40% for an airport operator’s Business Support Centre in just 3 months – exceeding the target of 20%. Unipart gave staff a new way of working while establishing a dedicated team trained and empowered to provide immediate solutions to problems.

The changes significantly improved employee engagement, as marked by a dramatic reduction in days lost to absence and sickness.

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Pharmaceuticals Click here to read more

From 36 hours to 4

Unipart helped a global pharmaceutical company reduce their materials lead time from warehouse to production time by 32 hours. Facing pricing pressures from emerging markets, the company needed to find productivity gains. Unipart’s tools and lean techniques cut their lead times while reducing returns to warehouse from production by 60%. 

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Major improvements for Southern Railway

Southern Railway manage 157 railway stations from London to the South coast. They provide 2284 services a day delivering 447,000 passenger journeys. When they determined that they needed a structured methodology to improving their business they approached Unipart Expert Practices. As a result, they achieved the highest ever levels of class 377 fleet availability, reduced the number of units out of traffic by 23%, and reduced major exam leadtime by 52%.

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Retail & Distribution Click here to read more

25% increase in productivity

Unipart improved productivity by 25% for a leading car parts supplier when it came to fulfilling Service Level Agreements. Unipart worked with front-line staff to identify best practice and areas for improvement. A pilot site allowed solutions to be trialled and perfected, and employees to try new ways of working before roll out to the wider network. A new culture emerged, reflected in the 89% improvement in customer satisfaction.  

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Unipart Aftermarket Logistics Click here to read more

Unipart recovered 3.5 hours a week of wasted time, boosting productivity in distribution operations. Roll cages – essential in any distribution operation -- are specific to the client. With 133 clients, identifying the right roll cage for the job was eating away at productivity. By using a new process and visual management tool, the distribution team cut that time by 90%.

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Unipart Group

Unipart Group is a leading provider of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy services.

Why this combination? We believe that these areas of expertise provide the skills, technologies and markets for continued growth. The Group provides a wide range of different business support services to different sectors, but they all have a common factor - they are all designed to help improve productivity for our customer’s performance.

They also use a common method - The Unipart Way - our proven system, which has the industrial strength to assure sustained, enhanced performance and productivity.

The Unipart Way enables us to build a unique range of capabilities that deliver the highest levels of service and innovation for customers and that drive the deepest levels of employee engagement amongst our people and for our clients. To learn more click here

Our latest advertising campaign below explains how Unipart has developed the science of productivity. To learn how Unipart can help your company, email us at contactus@unipart.com.

MetLase showcases engineering innovation

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Unipart Scores 100% in Responsible Business Index

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Unipart Scores 100% in Responsible Business Index

Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart

Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart Profits up by 6% to £27.5mRevenue of £868.6m up by over 10%New joint venture with Roll... Read More
Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart

How to boost British productivity and save the NHS all at once

Unipart boss John Neill reckons he has the answer to the UK’s industrial doldrums. So he’s off to Davos to tell everyone, George Osborne includedBY... Read More
How to boost British productivity and save the NHS all at once

Unipart institute hosts launch of new £1.1bn ‘Midlands Engine’

Unipart’s ground breaking joint venture with Coventry University – the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – was centre stag... Read More
Unipart institute hosts launch of new £1.1bn ‘Midlands Engine’

Unipart scoops five top supply chain awards

Unipart Group has scooped five top supply chain awards including best supply chain company in Europe at major industry events in London.The Unipart... Read More
Unipart scoops five top supply chain awards

Unipart to launch productivity campaign

Unipart, Europe’s leading logistics, manufacturing and consultancy group, is launching a new campaign promoting productivity improvement in Britain... Read More
Unipart to launch productivity campaign

How Unipart Tackles Productivity

Financial Times business editor Peggy Hollinger took an in-depth look at how Unipart tackles productivity in this video from the FT Business series... Read More
How Unipart Tackles Productivity

Sky News reports on productivity in Unipart

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Sky News reports on productivity in Unipart

Unipart wins record number of safety accolades

Unipart has won its highest number of safety accolades ever this year when seven prestigious British Safety Council Swords of Honour were awarded t... Read More
Unipart wins record number of safety accolades

Productivity puzzle is UK's greatest task - Daily Mail

The recently installed government has a very valuable opportunity: it has the realistic prospect of a ten-year term.This means it can take the long... Read More
Productivity puzzle is UK's greatest task - Daily Mail

Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart

Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart Profits up by 6% to £27.5mRevenue of £868.6m up by over 10%New joint venture with Roll... Read More
Improved Productivity Boosts Profit and Revenue for Unipart

HSS Hire Partners With Unipart Group

Leading hire company chooses Unipart to provide world class engineering, distribution centre operation and spare parts HSS Hire Services Group... Read More
HSS Hire Partners With Unipart Group

Sky extends UTL contract for further 5 years

Sky extends partnership with UTL for a further 5 years  UTL, the part of Unipart Group that focuses on the telecoms, media and consumer sectors, ha... Read More
Sky extends UTL contract for further 5 years

Unipart Wins Contract with National Grid in the U.S.

Unipart Group, the Oxford-based manufacturing, logistics and consultancy group, has won a major contract with National Grid to train and coach thou... Read More
Unipart Wins Contract with National Grid in the U.S.

McLaren and Unipart in Partnership

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A UK productivity evangelist with eyes on £300bn prize - Financial Times

John Neill bristles at the suggestion that he is the leader of a cult. But he is messianic about the need to save British companies from their beni... Read More
A UK productivity evangelist with eyes on £300bn prize - Financial Times

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Unipart Logistics?

Apprenticeship Opportunities in Unipart LogisticsUnipart Logistics is part of the Unipart Group - a leading provider of manufacturing, logistics an... Read More
Interested in an Apprenticeship in Unipart Logistics?

Unipart Rail and Lucchini UK announce Joint Venture

Unipart and Lucchini join forces to enhance the provision of Wheelsets and Bogies to the UK marketIn a shared statement made today, Lucchini RS Gro... Read More
Unipart Rail and Lucchini UK announce Joint Venture

Unipart Gets Top Marks in Responsible Business Index

Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, is one of only a handful of companies to receive... Read More
Unipart Gets Top Marks in Responsible Business Index

Unipart Announces 2014 Financial Results

Unipart Announces Best Profits Since 2005 Strong growth in home and international marketsTotal Group operating profit up 3.8% to £27.2mPre-tax prof... Read More
Unipart Announces 2014 Financial Results

New Unipart Manufacturing business launched

Unipart Manufacturing Group (UMG), part of the Unipart Group, has announced the launch of a new business focused on nurturing and delivering high t... Read More
New Unipart Manufacturing business launched

Turning a customer problem into a solution...in under 24 hours!

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How to Fix Britain: Could a system developed by Unipart boost productivity?

Everyone should be doing 'The Unipart Way' as car components supplier's boss seeks answer to Britain's weak productivity... Unipart's chief executi... Read More
How to Fix Britain: Could a system developed by Unipart boost productivity?

How Unipart Tackles Productivity - FT Video

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How Can Employees Be Empowered to Contribute to Business Success

Unipart Chairman and Group CEO John Neill contributes to the CBI's Great Business Debate with the attached article. Read More
How Can Employees Be Empowered to Contribute to Business Success

Unipart is one of only four in the world to win top safety awards

Unipart is one of only four organisations worldwide to have won both the British Safety Council’s prestigious Sword of Honour and the Globe of Hono... Read More
Unipart is one of only four in the world to win top safety awards

UTL celebrates Van Excellence Accreditation

UTL, the part of Unipart Group that provides logistics and value added services to the mobile, media and consumer sectors, is pleased to announce t... Read More
UTL celebrates Van Excellence Accreditation

Spring Bank Holiday Surprise...

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Productivity Pays - Unipart featured in CBI publication

From the CBI's Business Voice publication Oct/Nov 2014 At the strategic level, there are only three enduring sources of competitive advantage for a... Read More
Productivity Pays - Unipart featured in CBI publication

TTC wins Innovation Award for Truckminder® Anti-theft System

TTC wins Innovation Award for Truckminder® Anti-theft SystemTTC, the UK's leading aftermarket supplier for Commercial Vehicle components and part o... Read More
TTC wins Innovation Award for Truckminder® Anti-theft System

Unipart Productivity Case Study in Latest CBI Report

Unipart has been featured as a case study in productivity through employee engagement in a recent report by the CBI titled A Better Off Britain. Read More
Unipart Productivity Case Study in Latest CBI Report

'Full House' as students sign up for UK's first 'Faculty on the Factory Floor'

‘Full house’ as students sign up for the UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ More than 20 students are set to take part in a new approach for... Read More
'Full House' as students sign up for UK's first 'Faculty on the Factory Floor'

Moving Mountains at Midnight...

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Who are we

The Unipart Group is one of the largest private companies in our sector with a global footprint and an impressive list of blue chip clients.

We are one of Britain’s largest employee-owned companies, with the majority of shares being held by employees.

But when the group formed nearly three decades ago, it was ideas rather than size that shaped our fortunes. To learn more about Unipart click here.

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Unipart Sectors

Through its global operations, Unipart works with clients across a wide range of sectors including automotive, technology, financial services, healthcare, utilities, industrial, manufacturing, rail, retail and distribution, aerospace and defence, and the public sector.

Unipart Logistics

A Global 

Logistics Provider

At Unipart Logistics we design, operate and optimise complex supply chains for clients across a wide range of sectors on a local and global basis where excellent service is vital to their success.

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UTL - Servicing Technology

Partner of choice

UTL is the partner of choice for leading brands in the mobile, media and consumer sectors including Vodafone, BSkyB, Homebase, Virgin Media, and Samsung.

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Unipart Expert Practices

Let us help you

What is different about our approach is that we generate high levels of engagement from your employees. We coach your people in the use of an integrated system that will enable them to design, test and implement their solution, thereby ensuring that they take ownership of it. 

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Unipart Rail

Keeping your 

business on track

Unipart Rail is a supply partner to some of the world’s best-known names. Our partners know us to be expert in the services we provide – giving them the confidence to pursue their business objectives, while we support them with bespoke solutions.

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Unipart Manufacturing

Manufacturing 

Unipart Manufacturing Group (UMG) is a global specialist in manufacturing, supply chain and consultancy. UMG delivers a unique and tailored solution to manufacturing, engineering and supply chain problems. With a proud heritage in the automotive industry, we have established ourselves, expanding into wider sectors while continuing to deliver engineering excellence for our customers

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How we can help

Innovation & Improvement

The Unipart Way provides a foundation for innovation and organisational improvement on a global basis. It is a philosophy of working that is underpinned by a set of tools and techniques that forms a world-class body of knowledge for operational excellence. Find out how to get The Unipart Way inside your organisation. 

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Engaging your people

The Unipart Way drives employee engagement by unlocking the capability of people at all levels of the organisation.

Some of the best examples of employee engagement come from our many problem solving teams that deliver innovative solutions to business problems.

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Unipart Solutions

Unipart has developed a wide range of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy capabilities that can be assembled to address virtually any business situation.