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Mar 16, 2015

Paul Myerson's Blog Has Moved!

Read Paul Myerson's latest Lean Supply Chain commentary on IndustryWeek's Ideaxchange....More
Feb 14, 2015

Building Responsive and Flexible Supply Chains...a Case of Continuous Improvement1

A recent article in our sister magazine, Material Handling & Logistics entitled “P&G Re-Designs North American Supply Chain”....More
Jan 05, 2015

New Year, New Strategy?

In today’s era, efficiency alone no longer wins by itself. Supply chain executives need to refocus their sights from cost-cutting and process....More
Dec 05, 2014

Winter Weather Waste

As we approach the winter season, we need to try our best to “weather proof” our Supply Chain. In general, it is a good idea to make sure....More
Nov 05, 2014

Supply Chain Technology: Haste Makes “Waste”

It’s not always easy to separate winners from losers ahead of time. This is especially true when deciding on supply chain technology. When it....More
Oct 03, 2014

The Global Supply Chain is Fraught with Risk… Now "Picture" That!3

It sure seems like there is a lot more risk involved in operating in today’s global environment, such as exposure to natural disasters,....More
Aug 29, 2014

Mass Customization…A Lean and Agile Supply Chain Required3

When we think of becoming Lean, in many ways, the ultimate process strategy to accomplish this is what is known as “Mass Customization”....More
Aug 04, 2014

The Customer Is Always Right (but maybe not so efficient)1

A recent visit to several auto repair shops for an estimate reminded me as to how important good customer service is for both the customer and the....More
Jul 02, 2014

Plan and Deliver

Having had many years of experience in forecasting for companies such as Unilever and Arm & Hammer as well as consulting and training with many....More
Jun 03, 2014

Lean Retail: It's not Just for the Big Boys Anymore

While this might seem like a shameless plug for my new book from McGraw-Hill entitled “Lean Retail and Wholesale” (…and it is!), I....More
May 01, 2014

You Have to Define it Before You Can Refine it.

I talk a lot about the “Lean” Supply Chain in this blog, but I think it would go a long way to first get a universal definition and....More
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!2

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
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