welcome to Red-5

Giving a crane kick to the impossible

We are driven to spread the awesomeness of Lean. We offer Lean training, Lean solutions and Lean coaching to businesses across industries in Canada. We pride ourselves in our personable and collaborative approach to deliver services in a meaningful way that give you a competitive edge.
What We Do


We focus on the needs of small to medium businesses in all industries across Canada.

What We offer


We provide training, solutions, coaching and project management tailored to meet your needs.
all about you


Optimize operations, improve quality, streamline processes, increase revenue, have happier customers and engaged employees.


Hours OF Non-Value Added Work Eliminated

Hours of Training and Consulting

Mentored Companies
Focused on building skills and knowledge to increase business productivity
1-Day fun, interactive learning sessions to inspire and invigorate a continuous improvement spirit
Provided by the application of scientific method and servant leadership mental models, customized for your business
Rapid improvement of a process or a system to boost your performance
Improve workplace organization to promote operational efficiency and increase production flow
An approach utilizing Lean tools to ensure the quality and successful delivery of your projects

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What people say

We see results every day, the fruits of our labour are in the shifts we see in our company’s culture – toward positivity, inclusivity, and continuous improvement. We are so grateful to Avel – our LEAN guru – and we look forward to continuing our journey with him.

Sara Becker Ideal Contract Services Ltd.
Jordan Hannigan of Great Canadian Solar

Thanks to the Lean coaching provided by Red-5 we see waste everywhere and we’re happy! It’s exciting to attack these new challenges and tackle the issues that stop us from always adding value to our clients. Our people are re-energized and easily connected with this new knowledge, and we are better positioned to meet the…

Jordan Hannigan Great Canadian Solar

Avel is a lean ninja and has proven an invaluable resource helping us and our customers on their lean journeys. Not only is he equipped with an extensive lean tool kit, Avel will always offer a personalized touch showing that he can skillfully adjust his approach for an individual or company’s unique needs.

Ross Auser RADesign Inc.

Avel guided DGE through the formative stages of our lean transformation imparting his knowledge, patiently provided key insights and providing guided encouragement to help us improve our efficiencies, shape our company culture and decorate our walls. Kanban on Avel.

Martin Gillett DGE Group Inc.

Our team at Arrow experienced excellent guidance and mentorship throughout our Lean training, and beyond. Avel is very easy to work with, and has a keen eye for identifying strengths, growth and opportunity alongside you. I would highly recommend Avel for Lean training services.

Zanamonique Korpan Arrow Engineering
Why choose red-5?

To meet today's challenges, we deliver a unique and personal approach to lean.

Our approach to Lean is to collaborate with our clients to cultivate a new “lens” or “mindset”​ for improvement while working on real challenges within their business. We apply the principles and theory behind Lean to develop custom improvement versus copying “boxed” solutions.

Results include:

  • revenue
  • productivity
  • quality
  • customer satisfaction
  • employee engagement
  • streamlined processes
Meet the Members of Our Alliance

To face today's challenges, Red-5 has had to rebel against the status quo and create a collaborative, more personal approach to business improvement.

Some businesses have an empire of people to perform their work, and even then it cannot do everything or know it all – let alone just one person. So Red-5 has strategic alliances with other like-minded players that share their expertise, and cooperate and enhance each other to achieve a synergistic outcome. With Red-5 you get more than one person, you get access to an alliance of skilled leaders in business improvement! Meet the members of our rebel Alliance!
Avel Espiritu

Avel Espiritu

Founder & Lean Expert
Shafraaz Kaba

Shafraaz Kaba

ASK for a Better World
Christy Benoit

Christy Benoit

Thrive Coaching & Consulting
Stephani Carter

Stephani Carter

Trevor Germain

Trevor Germain

Keeper Custom Software
Nicole Auser

Nicole Auser

Moose Digital Communications
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