If you have a problem that keeps recurring, even if you think you have already cured it, maybe you were able to treat only the symptoms and may have not yet identified the root cause of the problem. Root Cause Analysis could be helpful to you here. Identifying the root cause of a problem allows you to take the steps to finally solve it and prevent it from occurring again. This saves your organization time, money, and resources.
Date posted: November 13, 2013
If you are feeling the pressure from lower-priced competitors, now is the time to mention the advantages you bring to the table like local inventories, logistic support programs, maintenance programs and the many other benefits that only your organization can offer. You need to highlight why your product’s value is worth their consideration over the lower-price options. This article gives a couple of valuable tips on how to see based on value rather than just price.
Date posted: November 5, 2013
The answer to reducing costs while increasing quality is not in turning the workers into better robots. The logical focus of process improvement should be to be on the 85% which are directly under management’s control. Improvements in logistics, purchasing, inventory control, warehousing, forecasting, quality assurance and problem solving will surely bring bigger and better results.
Date posted: October 30, 2013
Are you looking for a structured program that will help your employees develop the attitude of always looking for ways to keep the workplace neat and tidy and to always look for ways to do things better, faster and cheaper? Implementing a Five S (5S) program in your organization is a very good way to start. This 5S training seminar will teach your staff the proven 5S concepts and how to implement a successful 5S program. 5S is a proven productivity and cost-reduction strategy that focuses on minimizing time wasted in looking for things. This is a great way to remove the dreaded “wait lang” syndrome.
Date posted: September 20, 2013