Support Options

To keep subscription costs as low as possible, training on vPlanner, lean project delivery or pull planning are not included in the annual subscription fee. These supplemental services are available through standard coaching packages offered by Ghafari Management Services or one of vPlanner’s Value Solutions Partners (listed below). Coaching packages can be tailored to project needs and are highly recommended to teams who are new to vPlanner or pull planning in general.

Value Solutions Partners

Value Solutions Partners (VSPs) are companies or individual consultants whose approach to lean project delivery aligns with Ghafari’s lean approach embodied in vPlanner. Ghafari and VSPs collaborate on project deployments of vPlanner. VSPs may also offer services to deploy and coach project teams on the use of vPlanner.  We are always looking to expand the reach of our support network.  If you are a lean coach/consultant and would like to know more about our VSP program please contact our team for more details.

Artis PC
London, UK

May 2016

Artis PC supports & delivers projects for Clients across the UK. Our purpose is to simply “Deliver Client Value, Efficiently, Every time. DESIGNED FOR CERTAINTY, we implement leading edge tools & processes to help our Clients develop, design & deliver their Capital Projects more effectively. Artis PC operates across all sectors, including the Pharmaceutical, Air, Energy & Utilities industries amongst others. At one level we develop project delivery systems, create lean processes & configure value networks to support our Clients successful project delivery. At another, we integrate leading edge tools such as 5D VICO BIM & vPlanner Production Manager to enable teams to successfully plan, collaborate & deliver projects efficiently. Artis PC are very pleased to be the Ghafari Value Solutions Partner for the UK & Ireland.
— Declan Sherry, Director

C&C Consulting Construction Group
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

December 2015

La experiencia adquirida a lo largo de varios años por las empresas y profesionales vinculados a C&C Consulting Construction Group en los campos de la Consultoría y la Construcción de proyectos en Latinoamérica acompañada de la innovación constante, especialmente con el liderazgo en el uso y fomento de BIM y Lean Construction, permiten a nuestros clientes conocer de primera mano herramientas apropiadas para la Gestión Integral de Proyectos como V-Planner. Te brindamos soporte técnico en español para la implementación y uso eficiente de Last Planner System, garantizando así, el éxito de tus proyectos gracias a las ventajas de planificación y control que esta herramienta le ofrece.
— Julian A. Toro, General Director

DS Consulting, Process & Organization
Stuttgart, Germany

MAY 2015

We at DS Consulting Process & Organization GmbH are always seeking for the best value for our clients from sectors such as health care, hospitality, production/logistic, life science, sports/leisure and plant construction.

Our approach made us one of the leading companies in Germany in implementing Lean Construction Management.. Successful international projects all over the world confirm our holistic consulting approach from design over construction up to operation.

As a vPlanner VSP we share the philosophy of collaboration, simplification and visualization to stabilize planning, construction and operation processes and eliminate waste over the entire value chain.
— Patrick Theis, Managing Director, DS Consulting Process & Organization GmbH

Ortiz Consulting Services,
Walnut Creek, California

APRIL 2015

Ortiz Consulting Services (OCS) is a Ghafari Value Solutions Partner offering vPlanner sales, implementation support and training. OCS brings more than thirty years of experience in the planning and implementation of large and complex organization development efforts, with a particular focus on the improvement of capital project delivery. Just as vPlanner helps teams manage production and supports collaboration on capital projects, it can also manage internal progress against strategic goals associated with developing your organization’s capabilities and capacity to deliver work efficiently.

Lean Project Delivery and effective transformation to Lean organization practices require changes in leadership as well as technology. OCS provides training and consulting in Collaborative Leadership skills and organization change management to make sure that your team works as well as your project management technology.
— Victor Ortiz, President

CornerCube, Inc.
Piedmont, CA

JULY 2013

CornerCube provides Lean Construction and Technology solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry. As a Ghafari Value Solutions Partner, we offer vPlanner sales, implementation support, and training. Our core technology and on-premise services include strategic consulting, VDC/3D modeling, LPD/IPD implementation, integrated software technologies, production optimization, supply chain management, and other project related services. Guided by lean principles since our founding, we work with Owners, Facility Managers, Construction Managers, Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Subcontractors to improve the delivery outcomes of their capital programs, projects, and associated work efforts.
— Fernando Espana, CornerCube President


For more information on Lean Construction and the Last Planner System please visit the Lean Construction Institute Website.  Ghafari Associates (vPlanner) is a Corporate Member, Sponsor, and frequent exhibitor at LCI events.