The time is now.
Fresh Eyes. Data Driven. Unique Solutions.
Step up to all that Supply Chain can do for Capital Projects.
Welcome to Improvement!
We deliver unique Supply Chain strategies and solutions for the Capital Project EPC space: Data-driven work process improvements and services ranging from pre-constructed content (Work Packaging strategies and workflows, health and setup checklists, material data best practices, etc), to functional and project strategy and document review, training, assistance with project setup and impactful Supply Chain strategy construction and implementation, virtual consultations and reviews, and more traditional hourly rate studies and functional/project engagements.
CSC is a small team of widely experienced leaders in the EPC and Capital Project space – representing EPC Supply Chain, Owner Project Management/Operations/Supply Chain, and Data-Centric Supplier/Solution Providers. We all have an emphasis on oil & gas/energy in our backgrounds, but all have worked across business lines.
Founded by Jeff Houtz, who brings 30 years of project and functional leadership experience in the EPC and Capital Project industry. Jeff’s successful career has included Procurement and Supply Chain leadership roles on worldwide projects of all sizes (small through mega), in the energy and chemicals downstream, upstream, pipeline, and offshore markets, power, mining, government, operations and maintenance, and construction equipment markets. As well, he has served in strategic executive staff roles across and over all aspects of Supply Chain, including Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Material Planning, Field Material Management, Supplier Alliances and Engagement, Systems, and Quality. He believes in combining modern technology and data strategies, with back-to-basics training and common sense…and a strong emphasis on good old fashioned positivity. Jeff would be happy to send you his CV upon request.