Darkness falls across the theater, a hush falling over the gathered crowd. The spotlight now shines upon you, the emerging Maestro. This moment is the culmination of time, hard work, and even some risk.(more…)
I stumbled across an excellent article by Tompkins International, a global supply chain consulting firm – and I just had to share it. Most manufacturers have applied inventory control techniques and lean manufacturing principles, but there’s a paradigm shift that will separate the supply chains that fail from those that will continue to succeed in the future. (more…)
In honor of Christmas, I would like to use the famous carol “Do You Hear What I Hear” to guide my discussion of supply chain management. I’ll use several lines from the song to show how important it is to see, hear, know and listen to what’s going on in your supply chains.(more…)
Robert Lockard is a copywriter with Fishbowl. He writes for several blogs about inventory management, manufacturing, QuickBooks, and small business. Fishbowl is the #1-requested manufacturing and warehouse management software for QuickBooks users. Robert enjoys running, reading, writing, spending time with his wife and children, and watching movies.