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We know it’s not as simple as
From Point A to Point B

Competing successfully in the Transportation sector isn’t just having a great product or service. You’re juggling customer demands, regulatory oversight and compliance, the supply chain, and optimizing for waste reduction and efficiency. Yet offering a product or service, and selling it at a profit, often boils down to people and leadership on your frontlines.

Big picture, it’s also about creating a safe environment where people can engage in meaningful dialogue about the work, no matter what kind of work gets done.

The TWI Institute is a people business that coaches and trains. Our programs generate results and value in the workplace by advancing the skills, contributions and self-respect among supervisors and workers. The work we do with you and your teams provides the ideal foundation or complement to current or planned continuous improvement, Lean, kaizen, operational excellence or talent development initiatives.

Customized to your unique needs and those of the Transportation sector, our coaching and training solutions consider:
  • How your people are actually delivering for customers
  • The most important skill requirements
  • Teaching them how to solve problems
  • Feedback/coaching

Who our programs help

Every segment is different, every organization is different. Our experience in Transportation enables us to structure coaching and training solutions that are customized to your specific needs.

Our programs help manufacturers and assemblers in:

  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Automotive (Motor Vehicles, Trucks and Trailers, Buses)
  • Railway Engines and Rolling Stock
  • Ship and Boat Building
  • Street and Subway Cars
  • Trams and People Movers
  • Component Parts and Subassemblies
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Experience impressive results on your frontlines

Stability and Consistency

Core to TWI Institute programs is proper job instruction. Developing the “one best way” aligns standards with performance for uniform, productive output.

Continuous Improvement

Make your supervisors and workers change agents for processes and procedures that deliver results that get better and better.

Culture of Leadership

We know that coaching and training leadership skills across the frontline builds a “leadership workforce” that, in turn, delivers better people, better relationships, better results.

How much can you save in training costs?

TWI Institute programming cuts training costs dramatically. In many cases we have reduced training time from weeks to days. Use the calculator to see how much you can save.

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Estimated total savings with TWI Institute training and coaching
*Savings are based on industry averages for training cost per employee and documented TWI Institute reductions in training time and related costs. For details, get a Free Assessment.

Proven Results


Increase in productivity


Reduction in OSHA incidents


Reduction in downtime


Improvement in employee engagement
These statistics represent documented composite results from actual improvements measured in client engagements and tracking metrics from the U.S. government.

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What Our Clients Say

The value of TWI Institute and its certified teachers and coaches is in making manuals and materials come alive in the hands, the mind, and the workplace.
David Hyem, Vice President of Metal Fabrication (Retired) From Boeing

Our end-to-end approach sets us apart

Our proven methods stretch far beyond essential TWI, Kata and Standardized Work training. From initial preparation to ongoing consulting, we prepare people and workplaces for continuous improvement, better outcomes and increased engagement.
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Step One:

We start with an assessment and provide tailored recommendations for your workers and your workplace. KPIs are set, a communication strategy is planned and workforce orientation begins.

Step Two:

Supervisors, team leaders and those who direct the work of others attend, participate and learn in our cornerstone programs: TWI, Kata and Standardized Work.

Step Three:

We work with you to plan a pilot program and teams begin to learn by doing. Through workplace practice and coaching, we help students accept the ideas and put them to work. We’re with you through every step of the journey.

Step Four:

We assess learning, validate pilot results, incorporate skills into routines, evaluate practices and culture, and measure performance against KPIs.

Step Five:

We execute worker and workplace certifications, including TWI Certification (student and trainer), Kata Certification (student and trainer), and Train-the-Trainer Certification.

Step Six:

We stay connected with planned reassessments, KPI checks, remedial coaching, and re-certifications to protect and grow your return on investment.

See where TWI Institute can take you.