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It’s Not Just What You Know, It’s Who You Grow

What are the key metrics that your company uses to measure the performance of its senior manufacturing executives? Traditionally, the performance yardstick for most manufacturing executives has revolved around operational processes and outcomes and the ab…
What are the key metrics that your company uses to measure the performance of its senior manufacturing executives? Traditionally, the performance yardstick for most manufacturi… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/its-not-just-what-you-know-its-who-you-grow/

The Global View: How Small Manufacturers Can Swim With the Big Fish

Over the past weekend, I was a speaker at a UCLA Strategy and Operations Management Association (SOMA) event. One question came up regarding the risk for a small vendor dealing with a larger manufacturer. What if something goes wrong? How can a small vend…
Over the past weekend, I was a speaker at a UCLA Strategy and Operations Management Association (SOMA) event. One question came up regarding the risk for a small vendor dealing wi… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-how-small-manufacturers-can-swim-big-fish/

Lean Inventories Will Make You Pay

Over the years, I've been a proponent of many tenets of lean manufacturing. But there's one lean principle I just don't buy: lean inventories. Carrying inventory is the cost of doing business, I believe. A business spends working capital on stock so that …
Over the years, I've been a proponent of many tenets of lean manufacturing. But there's one lean principle I just don't buy: lean inventories. Carrying inventory is the cost of do… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/lean-inventories-will-make-you-pay/

Where Do You Need Supply Chain Visibility?

I just posted a story on Sandvik selecting Logility for its supply chain management software.I inferred from what I read that Sandvik saw the greatest potential in improving the inventory used in its service chain -- i.e., the parts that customers need wh…
I just posted a story on Sandvik selecting Logility for its supply chain management software.I inferred from what I read that Sandvik saw the greatest potential in improving … http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/where-do-you-need-supply-chain-visibility/

Cutting Inventory? Know the Consequences

Efforts to cut costs in these financially trying times, coupled with Lean initiatives that strive to remove waste from the supply chain, have resulted in many manufacturers reducing inventory to the point where they may be more vulnerable to supply disrup…
Efforts to cut costs in these financially trying times, coupled with Lean initiatives that strive to remove waste from the supply chain, have resulted in many manufacturers reduci… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/cutting-inventory-know-consequences/

Inventory and the Economy

As the world’s economies try to sort out their future direction, manufacturers are struggling with forecasts and operations plans, trying to figure out the best path to follow. If demand is faltering, inventories should be trimmed and production held stea…
As the world’s economies try to sort out their future direction, manufacturers are struggling with forecasts and operations plans, trying to figure out the best path to foll… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/inventory-and-economy/

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