As a national average, 60% of the cost to manufacture is attributable to purchased materials. If the purchasing function controls over 60% of the costs in a product, then resources and talent must be focused on this function if the business is to stay healthy. What should be emphasized is the establishment of business relationships […]
August 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Lean Purchasing and What It Can Mean to You and Your Company · Uncategorized
July 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on Ray Kroc Had It Right: It’s All About the Systems & Processes · Uncategorized
Note: All companies need to be horizontally integrated with each department interdependent. It is not about trapping the customer within any department, it is about horizontal flow. And only by understanding how your current systems and processes actually work within your company can you ever improve upon them to make them more effective and efficient.