Monthly Archives - February 2018

The Global Race to Dominate AI

Last year a U.S. intelligence sector contest — to see who could develop the best AI algorithm for identifying surveillance images among millions of photos — was won, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 27, 2018

A Great Explanation of What a Manager “Does”

We noticed a great closing article the March 2018 issue of APICS Magazine, by Randall Schaefer, a CPIM and retired consultant, on how he once described his daily [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 22, 2018

Lessons For All Companies Learned From Private Equity Firms’ ERP Requirements

A recent article from ERP consulting firm Panorama Consulting which, like ourselves, has dealt with the ERP requirements of PE (Private Equity) firms after they’ve acquired another company, highlights [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 20, 2018

The Cloud Grows Ever Larger

According to The Wall Street Journal (1/17/18), Google is expanding its already large network of undersea cables to access new regions around the world not currently well served [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 15, 2018

Supply Chain Excellence and the Value of the CPIM Designation

As a recipient of multiple regional Company of the Year awards over the years from APICS (the American Production and Inventory Control Society, frequently known as the association [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 13, 2018

The Real Costs of Inaccurate Inventory

A recent post by Brian Neufeld of Insight Works, a manufacturing and warehouse management supplier of software add-ins for Microsoft Dynamics points out a few of the key areas [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 8, 2018

The Value of Leveraging Your Supply Chain

A recent article in APICS Magazine notes that organizations sometimes fail to leverage the power of their supply chain, despite the fact that effective supply chain management has [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 6, 2018

Smaller Shipments Create Bigger Challenges as Customers Move Online

Manufacturers are increasingly pursuing direct online sales to end users these days, and with that comes the challenge of more, but smaller, shipments.  When you’re built for pallets [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 1, 2018