August 2010

ReShoring Manufacturing Initiative – Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US

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The move to reshore or re-shore (depending on your preference) manufacturing production has grown increasingly popular in the U.S. over the last few years in the face of higher transportation and fuel costs, higher wage rates and reject rates in developing countries. Companies can re-shore to: Reduce pipeline and surge inventory impacts on JIT operations; Improve the quality and consistency […]

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The case AGAINST new Technology – beware at IMTS!

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Technology is Necessary but Not Sufficient Technology typically allows us to do more stuff faster. And generally that can be a good thing. But it does not necessarily lead to: • more sales; • reduced operating expenses; or • reduced inventory. And these are the things that determine how much money we make. This is true whether we are talking […]

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Manufacturing heads back to USA (reshoring) – USATODAY.com

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This article in the USAToday on reshoring manufacturing back to the US is interesting and not at all surprising. Regarding this part of the article: “Products that are labor-intensive and churned out in high volumes, such as apparel, textiles and TVs, will likely continue to be made overseas. So will those that are relatively inexpensive to ship but high-priced, such […]

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Theory of Constraints Velocity Scheduling System Webinar

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WEBINAR:  How to Get More Jobs Done Faster Each webinar covers  exactly how to get MORE Jobs Done Faster.  We cover how scheduling is traditionally done and then we cover the Velocity Scheduling System approach.  During the webinar you learn what to go do TOMORROW! Sign up here: https://www.velocityschedulingsystem.com/webinar/ WARNING: The Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program is NOT training. This […]

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