In this comprehensive white paper, LeanCor CEO Robert Martichenko shares 10 proven insights from his early days supporting Toyota that have paved the way for today’s advanced supply chains.Continue Reading →
Creating a connected enterprise is a challenge business leaders have attempted to overcome for years.
In this free, 1-hour webinar, start seeing your business in a new light as CSCMP and LeanCor discuss how today’s companies are advancing supply chain performance to create the connected enterprise and discover hidden profit.
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We all know the joke: "I just bought the brand new [insert electronic device here] and it’s already obsolete!" Product life cycles are shortening, consumers are the most educated they’ve ever been, and their expectations are continually increasing. My colleagues in supply chain are scrambling to evolve their supply chains to accommodate the challenges. After several interviews and a few transformational projects, I wanted to share my findings.Continue Reading →
In this special post, Plant Lean Manager Todd Markward from Select Comfort (manufacturer of Sleep Number and Comfortaire beds), shares how his team made a few simple improvements to their value stream mapping process that shifted the entire operation's focus to safety as a top priority.Continue Reading →
As Vice President of Industrial and Supply Chain Strategy at Camso -- a multinational tire and rubber manufacturer with four business units and a 9,000-mile supply chain -- Joe Schnippert is faced with his share of daily challenges. Amid port strikes, long lead times, and manufacturing line disruptions, Camso has continually kept customer service in the forefront and maintained an aggressive focus on operational excellence.
We interviewed Joe to learn about some best practices that have helped pave the way forward.Continue Reading →
Every budget cycle I hear supply chain professionals asked to squeeze more from the already-dry towel laying on their desk. International competition and customer pressures are driving prices down, and shareholders are still expecting the same returns. To say this is a new trend would be a lie, but the brave new world we live in makes it harder for supply chain managers to sandbag and deliver results. They have to think differently about their supply chain.
Here are five supply chain projects in which I've participated that have driven major results for organizations looking to take their supply chain to the next level.Continue Reading →