Cost Containment and Lean Operation

We’ve developed a Five-Step Lean Assessment Process to assist our industrial-based clients in analyzing their current production levels and processes in order to identify opportunities for optimization.

  • The 5-Step Lean Assessment Process for Industrial Staffing ROI

    The 5-Step Lean Assessment Process for Industrial Staffing ROI

    We use a five-step assessment plan to develop a continuous improvement path based on lean principles for your industrial staffing program.

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  • Are Urban Warehouses the Key to Optimizing Fulfillment Operations?

    Are Urban Warehouses the Key to Optimizing Fulfillment Operations?

    Urban warehouses are an innovative way to meet growing customer demands. Should you consider opening a fulfillment center in a densely populated area?

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  • 3 Strategies for Improving Your Supply Chain

    3 Strategies for Improving Your Supply Chain

    Shifts in consumer demands and an increase in competition are causing retailers to find their supply chain's health declining. Fortunately, there are strategies to bring life back into your operation.

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  • Flexible Job-Sharing Programs Reduce Overtime & Turnover Costs

    Flexible Job-Sharing Programs Reduce Overtime & Turnover Costs

    Simple scheduling has its appeal, but is it holding your operation back? Our FLEX scheduling uses a flexible job-sharing framework to help you reduce turnover and burnout while increasing fill rates.

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  • Greenfield Investments in the US: 3 Hurdles Manufacturers Need to Hop for Success

    Greenfield Investments in the US: 3 Hurdles Manufacturers Need to Hop for Success

    Are you considering a greenfield investment in American manufacturing? Here are three potential problems to consider and three possible solutions.

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  • 4 Tips to Consider Before Investing in Additional Warehouse Space

    4 Tips to Consider Before Investing in Additional Warehouse Space

    As ecommerce growth drives demand for space, we offer several tips for optimizing your already established facility to save you the time and money associated with opening additional warehouses

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  • Reduce Operating Costs by Leveraging These Third-Party Partnerships

    Reduce Operating Costs by Leveraging These Third-Party Partnerships

    A warehouse is layered with multiple responsibilities: ensuring processes are efficient, managing inventory and coordinating logistics and supplying a productive workforce are just a few among many.

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  • Staffing Services Essentials: Promote Savings, Deliver Exceptional Service & Provide Quality Workers

    Staffing Services Essentials: Promote Savings, Deliver Exceptional Service & Provide Quality Workers

    When you partner with a staffing firm, it's important that you're both on the same page. What really makes staffing services stand out? Find out how Staff Management | SMX drives client satisfaction.

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  • 5 Best Practices to Balance Your Manufacturing Procurement Strategy

    5 Best Practices to Balance Your Manufacturing Procurement Strategy

    While securing talent and technology at the lowest price are key, a winning manufacturing procurement strategy should be balanced between value and cost.

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  • Recruiting: 5 Steps to Reduce Turnover in Manufacturing

    Recruiting: 5 Steps to Reduce Turnover in Manufacturing

    Five steps you can implement at your facility to reduce turnover in manufacturing and ensure your company is one that people want to work for.

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  • Material Handling Technology: 4 Keys to Successful Implementation

    Material Handling Technology: 4 Keys to Successful Implementation

    New technology can really help you streamline material handling processes in your warehouse or fulfillment center. Learn the four keys to successful implementation of material handling technology.

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  • Outsmart, Outstrip, Outsource: Solve Distribution and Fulfillment Recruiting Challenges

    Outsmart, Outstrip, Outsource: Solve Distribution and Fulfillment Recruiting Challenges

    The geographic concentration of ecommerce warehouses leads to hiring difficulties, but you can solve three key distribution and fulfillment recruiting challenges

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  • Manufacturing Operations Development: Traditional Approaches Drive Success

    Manufacturing Operations Development: Traditional Approaches Drive Success

    Master the power of acting in the interest of your company and it's strategic partners, by putting traditional economic theories to work to maximize ROI at your facility.

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  • Lean Sourcing: Proactive Preparation, Effective Execution and Intelligent Iteration

    Lean Sourcing: Proactive Preparation, Effective Execution and Intelligent Iteration

    If your facility is still reliant upon a fully traditional sourcing strategy, your company is likely missing out on the benefits lean sourcing can offer: simplicity, efficiency and profitability.

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  • Service-Level Agreement Best Practices for Logistics Leaders

    Service-Level Agreement Best Practices for Logistics Leaders

    Get the information you need to ensure your company is getting the most out of contracting with vendors with service-level agreements.

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