I was speaking with a friend who is the Chief Operating Officer of a multi-national chemical processing company a few weeks ago. We were speaking about the various challenges that he is facing, which are not unlike the challenges faced by many companies. His most important goal was to maximize profits whilst minimizing inventory –
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Join us at our 3rd Annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum where “C-level” Supply Chain executives and professionals from FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing, 3PL, Pharma and e-Commerce will share knowledge and insights on how to drive excellence in the markets they compete with aligned Supply Chains. On stage, international thought leaders Daniel T. Jones, Joseph Paris of
I see many questions asked regarding the development of a BE /OE/CI/LSS (Business Excellence Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma) program. There is no right or wrong answer since every business is different. However, I wanted to share my experience, thoughts and some options as it relates to multi-national organizations. Hopefully you will find them useful.
The Operational Excellence Society is happy to announce the next meeting for the Atlanta Chapter on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. Please feel free to share this opportunity to your professional network, refer a colleague or, better yet, Bring a Friend! Speaker: Ian Kowalski – Supply Chain Director, LT Lehigh Technologies Ian Kowalski began his career in the R&D
I believe it might be safely said without debate that the most important date in the history of Supply Chain and Logistics is April 26th, 1956. This is the date that the SS Ideal-X set sail from the Port of Newark in New Jersey (USA). Five days later, when it arrived in the Port of Houston in Texas (USA), marked the beginning of