Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Return of US Manufacturing?


I read a great article in Wired magazine this month about the growing trend of Re-Shoring (bringing manufacturing back to the US).  It painted a very different picture from what is typically discussed regarding domestic vs. overseas manufacturing.  And while… more →

Lean Pull Design Fundamentals


Learn the basics of developing a Lean Pull Design strategy for high-mix manufacturing environments. This is a free webinar, open to everyone. Please join us while Tom Knight discusses the principles – and shares real-world experience. Date: Tuesday, April 12,… more →

Follow the Leader


As kids, we played a lot of games. One that sticks out in my mind is “Follow the Leader.” One person was picked as the leader. Everyone else would line up behind and mimic the leader’s actions. Failing… more →

Inventory Optimization webinar


Best practices in Inventory Optimization more →

Testing your commitment


Taking these two steps can make the difference in achieving the sustained, demand-driven pull culture. more →