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Grow your business while reducing overhead.

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Organizational Development


Improve individual & organizational performance.

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Supply Chain Management


Improve service levels, inventory turns & margins.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Master Scheduling Strategies to Add Value - I have yet to work with a client who couldn’t use improvement in their master planning process. Whether a company is squarely on the lean journey, traditional MRP or a combination of both, master scheduling can add value. In essence, a master schedule is a long-term plan which allows you to plan capacity, staffing, etc.
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  • A Planning Mindset Is Invaluable to the Supply Chain - Developing a planning mindset can be invaluable to not only planners but also to any supply chain management employee/leader. When I refer to planning, I mean planning from multiple perspectives:  production planning, raw material planning, project planning, SIOP (sales, inventory, and operations planning), financial planning, and budgeting, etc. I find that developing a plan is more
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  • Manufacturing Wages are Going UP! - I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about the fast rise of manufacturing wages in some areas.  If you have access to WSJ.com, click here to read it.  The largest increase has been in Texas at 25%; however, wages are beginning to rise across the board. According to my skills gap research study, manufacturers see
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  • The Amazon Effect: Critical Importance of Customer Service - Companies that create loyal fans of customers thrive and leave the rest in the dust!  This has never been truer than it is in today’s new normal business environment.  That’s why my APICS Inland Empire chapter is bringing together top executives to discuss the topic at our fall executive panel and networking symposium on the
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  • What You Can Learn from an Organizing Guru - My 5th grade teacher (who was also involved in politics) told my Mom that I was the most organized student she had ever had. Thus, my Mom was not surprised when I went into the supply chain management field and specifically production planning after college. As is probably a natural progress of one’s career, I
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