As the inventor of PiT®-Produzieren im Takt and its core element of cycle-oriented planning, and as the developer of 3Liter-PPS®, we create transparency, adherence to deadlines and efficiency along the entire value chain from development to production.

LF CONSULT GmbH, based in Stuttgart, is a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA and was founded by Pit Löllmann and Ulrich Färber in 2002. We are a consulting and software company with high expertise in the areas of organizational development and agile software development and provider of a powerful software for capacity planning. Our goal is to measurably increase transparency, efficiency and adherence to schedules for our customers in the industrial and service sectors through lean planning solutions and processes.

With this goal in mind, we have developed continuously and solidly and have firmly established ourselves on the market. The independence of an owner-managed company enables us to focus entirely on our customers and strive for the best solution. Over a hundred customers from the service and production sectors now rely on our solutions. They appreciate our pragmatic and professional approach with a team-oriented way of working.

Unsere Mission – Ihr Nutzen

The many years of cross-industry project experience of our employees in the fields of organizational and logistics consulting and software development, coupled with the latest methods and procedures from science and practice, give us the edge today.

  • We are the inventors of PiT®– Produzieren im Takt and its core element, cycle-oriented planning.
  • We are the developers of 3Liter-PPS®, the only software that depicts tact-oriented planning.
  • We create transparency, on-time delivery and efficiency along the entire value chain from development to production and enable our customers to strengthen their logistical competitiveness in the long term.
  • Based on our many years of experience in research, consulting and software development, we have developed PiT®– Produzieren im Takt – into a holistic and cross-industry solution that focuses on people.
  • Mit PiT®– Produzieren im Takt gelingt es, komplexe Prozesse einfach zu handhaben und in Fluss zu bringen.
  • PiT®– Produzieren im Takt stärkt dezentrale Organisationsformen, schafft die Voraussetzungen für ein eigenverantwortliches, selbstorganisiertes Arbeiten und für hohe Akzeptanz bei den Mitarbeitern.
  • Unsere Kompetenz in Verbindung mit unseren modularen Beratungs- und Softwareprodukten ermöglicht es uns, individualisierte Lösungen für unsere Kunden schnell umzusetzen und in die Unternehmensorganisation und IT-Systeme zu integrieren.
  • Wir unterstützen unsere Kunden, Prozesse, Rollen und Strukturen so zu gestalten, dass die Menschen in der Organisation erfolgreich zusammenarbeiten können.

We live what we sell –
we are the original!

It's not just about WHAT we do, but also about HOW we do it.

  • Achieving goals together with the client results from: Listening, asking, understanding, implementing.
  • Agility, constructive feedback and using problems as an opportunity for improvement are essential components of our learning organization.
  • We cultivate long-term relationships, personal, open and honest dealings, and are reliable and authentic.
  • We work independently and self-organized towards a common goal.
  • Our success is measured by the profitability and satisfaction of our clients.
  • Our company is driven by the high level of commitment and enthusiasm of each individual as well as the fun and enjoyment we take in our work.
  • We provide our customers with long-term support and assist them in the continuous improvement and further development of PiT.
  • We live what we sell - we are the original.

Working with a vision

LF CONSULT, based in the heart of Stuttgart, stands for a high level of commitment and solutions that work in practice. Our employees are a very important basis for our success. Our team has an excellent mix of first-class know-how, experience, personality, passion and a good dose of curiosity.

Our partners:
Together we are stronger!

In a dynamic and open market environment, partnerships are important to us in order to bring solutions to market faster, better and more efficiently.

Solution partners

LF CONSULT maintains project and product partnerships with leading ERP, software and consulting companies. For many years, our software solutions have supplemented and complemented a range of ERP systems available on the market. In addition, our partners rely on the consulting portfolio of LF CONSULT in the areas of order and project management.

4iT Software GmbH

4iT Software GmbH is an innovative software company from Stuttgart. The company was founded in 1998 by former consultants and employees of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany's leading organization for applied research. 4iT provides customers with IT solutions that are highly adaptable, reliable, scalable and developed on the basis of standards.

Analog But Digital GmbH

With Analog But Digital, you can quickly and easily analyze your machines in real time. Regardless of machine type and year of manufacture, you receive digital information on the utilization, running times and performance of your machines.

Cosmo Consult

With around 650 employees, COSMO CONSULT is the world's leading provider of industry and special solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics. Our solution for cycle-oriented planning is marketed and distributed by Cosmo Consult as an OEM product of the ERP systems Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics AX under its own name.

Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG (Holding)

Trumpf is building the industrial world of tomorrow. Trumpf is the market and technology leader in machine tools and lasers for industrial production and has an impact with its innovations in almost every industry.

Research partners

LF CONSULT cooperates with selected and renowned research partners. New methods and tools are developed and validated in joint projects with partners from industry and science. LF CONSULT has been awarded the "Innovative through Research" seal by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft for its research activities.

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA is the largest location for production research in Europe. Innovation, i.e. the implementation of inventions in industrial practice, has been the driving force behind Fraunhofer IPA since it was founded over 50 years ago. With its interdisciplinary network, the IPA offers its research expertise for industrial implementation.

Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH

Founded in 2004 as a branch office of Fraunhofer IPA, Fraunhofer Austria Research is now an independent non-profit limited liability company and an Austrian research organization with a regional focus on Austria and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.


We have also been working as lecturers at various universities for several years. With a great deal of commitment and expertise, we support universities in the training of future engineers and computer scientists.

ADV Academy for Data Processing

The three-year vocational college for computer science offers students with a high school diploma or a good entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences a practice-oriented alternative to university studies. Training to become a state-certified computer scientist focuses on the practice-oriented subjects of computer science.

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart

With over 7,000 students, the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) Stuttgart is one of the largest higher education institutions in the Stuttgart and Upper Neckar regions.

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim

The Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim was founded in 1976 as a branch of the Stuttgart University of Cooperative Education. Around 2,400 young people are currently studying at DHBW Heidenheim in the fields of business, technology, social work and health.

ESB Business School

ESB Business School stands for outstanding internationality and practical orientation in education and training as well as focused, application-oriented research.

IT Forum Stuttgart

The IT Forum Stuttgart (infos) has been promoting computer science at the University of Stuttgart since its foundation in October 1996. The aim is to strengthen the science of computer science and the next generation of scientists as well as to establish and expand relations between science and practice with a focus on the Stuttgart region.

Vienna University of Technology

The Vienna University of Technology (TU) is Austria's largest university in the field of engineering and natural sciences and has over 27,000 students.


LF CONSULT is a member of the VDMA Software and Digitization Association.


The VDMA Software and Digitalization Association represents the interests of suppliers and manufacturers of software in the capital goods sector with the aim of intensifying cooperation between software houses and machine builders. With PIT-Produzieren im Takt, we highlight opportunities for more efficient production.

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