September 2013

The Goal by Goldratt is on Amazon Top Executives Book Club

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In an interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo, Jon Fortt for CNBC reported:  This summer he (Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo) spent time at Lab126, a Silicon Valley outpost about a mile from Apple headquarters where Amazon engineers hash out hardware designs. And he also hosted three all-day book clubs with Amazon’s top executives, capped by nice dinners at the end. Bezos […]

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Case Study: Job Shop Scheduling in a Reno Machine Shop

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 Increased productivity, increased flow and the ability to deliver FASTER than anyone expected (even the employees and most certainly their customers).   (c) Can Stock Photo Read the entire case study here –> AD Hawk Inc Success Story That’s the headline of this case study.  These claims aren’t usually made in reference to a custom job shop — but that’s exactly what happened. […]

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Job Shop Scheduling INFOGRAPHIC

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By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2013 Visit our Re-post guidelines. A survey on The 9 Challenges to scheduling a highly custom job shop was conducted and this infographic summarizes the results from 3500 job shops and machine shops. The question was “Which of these challenges to job shop scheduling do you routinely deal with in your […]

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Job Shop Scheduling for a Custom Material Handling Equipment Manufacturer

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Here’s yet another Velocity Scheduling System testimonial.  This highly custom job shop makes custom material handling equipment. “We have reduced the time that it takes for a job to go through the shop.  It helped us get control of the schedule, by reducing the scramble of jobs in the shop.  Now we do them in order and everyone in the […]

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