MRP as Push Processes
This month let's talk about increasing inventory velocity. Have you ever wondered why you can’t achieve the reduction anticipated? As leaders we need to develop the ability to see decoupled processes within the supply chain. One such area is the relationship of MRP and pull systems … read more
Inventory Is Evil
Today let's think about why inventory is evil!. One of my top priorities is helping clients understand why inventory is evil, getting their organization to reframe views on inventory and its cost to organization and customer service. … read more
My passion is helping clients – Reshape and Transform their Supply Chain Management Strategy, Design, and shifting their paradigms on process sustainability. I utilize my Entropy BustersTM, Inventory Is Evil!, and Unlock the Art of Change methodologies to achieve sustainable results. Improving Customer Service, while Increasing Inventory Velocity and profitability. Let's discuss my Entropy BustersTM methodology. One of your top priorities needs to be the elimination of Entropy within your Supply Chain … read more
The Zero Unemployment Effect
What is zero unemployment? Is your organization prepared for the potential long-term effects of zero unemployment? Let’s start with the definition: the condition in which virtually all who are able and willing to work are employed. … read more
Rationalizing the Enterprise
Article after article has been written about the advantages of complexity reduction and what should be done. However, too often there is little focus on the root cause of entropy creeping into the enterprise.
A recent Forbes article outlines the seven steps to reduce complexity. Each step mentioned addresses the symptoms of the illness and not the disease … read more
The Elegance of Simplicity
It was just last month when Apple Computers passed the market value of $1 Trillion. How did they become the 1st company with a trillion-dollar valuation? For me, it has been Steve Jobs and now Tim Cook’s, relentless focus on simplicity, the understanding it will not be easy and the tenacity to achieve their vision … read more
Your Supply Chain Organization
Whether as a Senior Leader or Team Member, do you ever wonder why the team is not meeting targets or performing at desired expectations?
The key is envisioning where the organization needs to be at in 3, 5 or 7 years and building the team around the necessary skills and core competencies. … read more