Industrial Manufacturing

China: House of The Rising Wage

Consumer Goods, Industrial Manufacturing, Retail, Supply Chain
May 17, 2013

Why wage inflation in Asia is fueling a “Made in the USA” comeback. 15 to 20 years ago, moving manufacturing operations to China was the thing to do. And for good reason. Wages were significantly lower, the pool of skilled workers plentiful and ...

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Increased Supply Chain Visibility: A Competitive Advantage

Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Inbound Manufacturing Product Flow, Industrial Manufacturing, Retail, Supply Chain
May 10, 2013

When you are searching for answers on how to improve your supply chain, you will find an array of sources that speak to different strategies and tactics that can be implemented to help. But there is one common theme you will always come across:  vis...

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How Can Lean Labor Management Reduce Common Warehouse Problems?

Industrial Manufacturing, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
February 19, 2013

The supply chain offers tremendous opportunity to improve productivity through the principles of Lean Labor Management. Warehouse managers usually agree on the two main challenges faced in their facilities: Workforce turnover Variation and fluc...

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Xerox Achieves Outstanding Supply Chain Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
December 12, 2012

Xerox successfully delivers, installs and removes more than 100,000 imaging machines for its customers each year. To achieve this, Xerox depends on Ryder’s dedicated transportation solution with trained drivers specializing in product installation,...

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Ways to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Industrial Manufacturing, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
November 21, 2012

In the past year, we have seen multiple natural disasters that have shown us just how fragile supply chains can be, even with all of the modern technology we have today. There has been flooding in Thailand, earthquakes in Japan, and now Hurricane San...

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The Benefits of Implementing a Lean Supply Chain

Industrial Manufacturing, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
July 24, 2012

Given the challenges of moving products from Point A to Point B in an increasingly complex marketplace, implementing a lean culture is the key to delivering long-term customer value and outstanding business performance, quarter-after-quarter, year-af...

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