Phil Ledbetter (Principal) is a passionate advocate of the Toyota Production System and the many benefits it can provide for business. He worked as a leader in management with Toyota Motor Manufacturing – Kentucky for 16 years. As Group Leader, he learned, practiced, and taught the many elements of the TPS on the production floor. In his time at Toyota he was immersed in all aspects of Toyota Production System. 

Phil is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.



  • We know that the Toyota Production System (TPS) is unique in its ability to increase productivity and reduce costs.


  • We know that, as Ohno said, the TPS is “a concept in Management  that will work for any type of business”.


  • We know that the goal of production is to achieve a Just-In-Time (JIT) system, which greatly reduces costs, increases productivity, and changes the culture.


  • We know there are 2 requirements for achieving a “Toyota-like” production system… Will and Skill.


  • We know that The Toyota Template has the Skill.




Toyota Production System Management (16 yrs.) 


  • All aspects of the Toyota Production System


  • Consulting in many different industries.







  • Higher Quality


  • Lower Costs


  • Shorter Lead Times