Performance Improvement

Achieve Higher Levels of Performance and Profitability

With increasing pressure to drive profits through improved operational performance, operations leadership must strike a balance to achieve higher efficiency and profitability without adversely affecting safety, quality, delivery performance, or customer satisfaction.

The Crowe Horwath LLP performance improvement team helps clients achieve this balance – and significantly improve return on investment – by focusing on three core strategies:

Operational Excellence  

Operational Excellence

Attain sustainable operational excellence.
We identify the root causes of poor performance and use proprietary technology to design and implement sustainable solutions that streamline processes, cut costs, and increase revenue.

strategic sourcing  

Strategic Sourcing

Maximize savings with strategic sourcing.
We can find opportunities to enhance margins and achieve sustainable benefits by developing a complete picture of how your organization’s procured goods and services interface with internal and external processes, people, and systems. 

M&A Optimization   

M&A Optimization

We provide integrated services across the M&A transaction value chain to help mitigate risk and improve M&A outcomes. 


A Systematic Approach to Sustainable Improvement

Our experienced specialists have expertise in a range of disciplines, tools, and methodologies to address performance challenges and help drive significant results for clients across a wide range of industries. We go beyond merely training people in tools and techniques. We strive to instill an attitude of continuous improvement so that the results can be sustained – and form the basis for further improvement.

Examples of Client Successes by the Numbers


of costs eliminated from global operations (automotive tier-one supplier)


Reduced lead time to consumers with savings of $4.6M (polymers manufacturer)


Improvement in overall operating income (appliance parts distributor)

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Ron Melcher
Principal, Advisory Services
Bart Kelly
Principal, Advisory Services