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Apr 08, 2014

Segmenting your Supply Chain for a Competitive Advantage

The concept of supply chain segmentation involves the alignment of customer channel demands and supply response capabilities that are optimized to....More
Mar 07, 2014

Extreme Makeover – Warehouse Edition

5S or Workplace Organization is a great place to start your Lean Supply Chain journey....More
Feb 13, 2014

Stormy Weather Ahead? Then Prepare for it!

Any type of process improvement program requires good talent that has a fundamental understanding of both Supply Chain & Logistics concepts and....More
Jan 10, 2014

The Bridgegate Scandal and the Influence of Culture on an Organization's Behavior

The past few days all you hear about in my home state of New Jersey and elsewhere is the “Bridgegate Scandal”. In case you’ve been....More
Dec 20, 2013

Ho, Ho, Horribly Inefficient

Using technology to improve and not just enable a process....More
Dec 13, 2013

Lean Supply Chain Strategies -- The Case for Outsourcing with Third (and Fourth) Party Logistics Providers

Logistics is often a candidate for outsourcing in a company as it may not be one of its “core competencies”.  In many cases, a third....More
Nov 18, 2013

Paying it Backward

As we know, the concept of Lean is pretty pervasive these days in manufacturing...if it’s not part of a company’s culture, it’s....More
Oct 17, 2013

Order to Cash Cycle -- Show Me the Money!

Those who aren't looking at their entire Order-To-Cash cycle from a Lean perspective are "missing the boat"!....More
Sep 17, 2013

You Say Toyota, I Say Toyoda

We learned a lot from Eiji Toyoda's success with Lean at Toyota that will last us a lifetime....More
Aug 19, 2013

A Leaner, Greener Supply Chain

According to a Deloitte white paper entitled “The evolving supply chain: Lean and green”, “sustainability and supply chain....More
Paul Myerson
Jul 12, 2013

5S at Home…a Good Place to Start!

I’ve always been a fairly neat and organized person. I don’t like clutter and dis-organization. Worst of all, I despise constantly....More
Paul Myerson
Jun 10, 2013

Near-Sourcing: One Way to Save Time and Money

One way many companies are trying to make their Supply Chain’s Leaner is through “Near-Sourcing”.   Near-Sourcing is....More
Paul Myerson
May 15, 2013

Supply Chain Analytics: What is it and Why is it so Important?

The supply chain is a great place to use analytic tools to look for a competitive advantage, because of its complexity and the prominent role supply....More
Apr 15, 2013

The Vision of a Leaner Supply Chain

“The vision thing” as George H. W. Bush once said, is important to establishing the guidelines for a Lean Supply Chain....More
Mar 11, 2013

The Sequester and its Possible Effect on the Supply Chain

The sequester will have an effect on the government supply chain...especially those not well prepared....More
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This would be valid if only colleagues could interact. I have seen many workplaces in large organizations where only management can interact. All infomation must flow through managers. To make it worse the work layout does not support interactions. ... If you want the benefits of co-location you have to have the right management structure and the right physical structure!!!

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