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Manufacturing

The Future of Technology

The Future of Technology Technology is a tricky topic. On one hand, almost everyone has put technology and ERP implementations on hold due to concerns about COVID impacts and to conserve cash. On the other hand, it is the best time to gain employees' attention and focus to upgrade [...]

Automation or Autonomous?

While leading a panel "Building Resiliency in the Supply Chain" with gurus from Georgia Tech, the leading experts in global logistics and associated research, several intriguing concepts arose. Additionally, my Association for Supply Chain Management group led a series of webinars on "Navigating through Volatility" including discussions with several [...]

CBS Tampa Interview

Since talking with CBS Tampa for a story on rising grocery prices, I thought it would be good to share with clients and colleagues as well. The bottom line is that grocery prices are definitely spiking due to supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus, not due to shortages of [...]

2020-10-13T00:36:40+00:00August 11, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

What’s Happening in Manufacturing & Supply Chain: Consider Your Top Talent

What’s Happening in Manufacturing and Supply Chain: Just in Time (JIT)

A Ray of Hope with Export

As I participate with the California DEC (district export council) meeting as part of the Inland Empire DEC, I am reminded of the vast opportunity of export. This is especially true during the pandemic as manufacturers innovate to be able to support critical needs in the U.S. and throughout [...]

Are Your Employees #1?

During this crisis, what we do and how we handle our employees will make our future success. I’ve heard stories of small businesses that closed and didn’t even communicate to their employees. Conversely, I’ve heard about companies taking great care of their employees. Which will turn into long-term success? [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:18+00:00July 22, 2020|Categories: Leadership, Manufacturing, Process, Supply Chain, Talent|Tags: , , , |

What’s Going on in Logistics & the Upcoming E-commerce & Logistics Summit

July 19, 2020 The most recent webinar in our APICS Inland Empire webinar series featured Frank Moullet from Shamrock Foods talking about distribution, food service and how they've navigated through COVID-19. We had an engaging discussion on how they made a sharp right turn pivot early on and [...]

What’s Going on in the Food Industry?

After receiving a call from a CBS affiliate asking about what's going on in the food industry, we thought it would make for an interesting deep dive. In addition, we have been working with companies from farm to table and from machinery equipment to logistics/ food service distribution and [...]

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