Purcell Construction is a leading Irish Building Contractor, operating from offices in Galway & Dublin. In 2020, the company embarked upon a project to introduce LEAN across their business and took to sourcing a partner for the deployment. Crystal Lean Solutions (CLS) were appointed as their LEAN partner.Purcell Construction selected CLS as a partner for a number of reasons, including their experience of LEAN within the construction industry, and guidance in helping to select the right LEAN programmes. One of these programmes tasked included the Last Planner® System and with enthusiasm from all, the rollout planning phase began.The Last Planner® is a production planning system designed to produce predictable work flows and rapid learning in the programming, design, construction and commissioning of projects.The Last Planner® System (LPS) offers many benefits which include;Enabling work flow
Enables planning in more detail week to week
The plan has engagement as it is built by those actively involved
The plan drives a change in behaviour and mindset and enforces accountability by each of the stakeholders within the project.