Efficiency

How Politics Affect Your Bottom Line

Posted: September 1, 2016

Politics are dominating the national conversation in anticipation of the upcoming election, and while opinions are being offered at a discount, the fact of the matter is that political decisions will affect costs in manufacturing, shipping, and receiving. What should companies consider? There are several sectors that will be affected by major policy changes; for instance, oil prices will spike and dip, just as they always have and fears and complications due to terrorist threats … Continue reading

Lean Logistics: Makes it Hum

Posted: May 16, 2013

Lean Logistics: Makes it Hum

In a previous lifetime, your business was at the mercy of a slow moving supply chain. You supplied a customer with a product; that left a hole in your inventory. You called your supplier and then you waited. Your supplier contacted their manufacturer who shipped a minimum order to you after a few days. Finally, the manufacturer began to create more products based on possible orders to come. Continue reading