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A Real-World Lesson in Capacity Strategy

05/30/2017

Deb Smith and Randall Schaefer published a great article on capacity planning on the APICS website. They cited three basic strategies to pursue when it comes to capacity: An advance strategy procures more capacity than is immediately required and allows a… more →

Inventory Optimization for Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) – Post IV – Getting trained on the effective use of the Invistics software

05/30/2017

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts that documents the journey of a large electric utility in its quest to optimizing its extensive inventory of measuring and test equipment (M&TE).  In the first three posts we talked about… more →

US Manufacturing Gaining Momentum in 2017

05/02/2017

Since our last post on the state of US manufacturing 6 months ago. CNN Money published the latest update: The ISM manufacturing index — a key measure of the industry’s health — showed manufacturing grew for the eighth straight month.… more →

Inventory Optimization for Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) – Working with the Vendor to Setup a Project

03/29/2017

This is the third in a series of blog posts that documents the journey of a large electric utility in its quest to optimizing its extensive inventory of measuring and test equipment (M&TE).  In the first two posts we talked… more →

Invistics Accelerates Year End DEA Reporting

01/30/2017

End-of-Year reporting for Controlled Substance registrations can be a daunting task. Do any of these challenges seem familiar at your company when reporting to the Drug Enforcement Administration? Are you compiling records from multiple, disparate computer systems including ERP systems,… more →