By Charlie Zosel – June 22, 2012 – Many of the companies that we talk to about improving labor performance are using labor standards based on units per hour. Well, that approach could work, but the problem is that a units-per-hour standard doesn’t flex well as your business and products change…or as your associates have to walk further on some days to get all of their picks.
By Andy Recard – June 15, 2012 – I enjoyed reading the recent Inbound Logistics article by Merrill Douglas on “The Bionic Warehouse”…not just because I had some input…but because it provides real examples of how companies are driving operational improvement by implementing technology.
By Steve Simmerman – March 19, 2012 – After his team was recently decimated by Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks, Maverick’s coach, Jason Terry, was asked how much of Lin’s historic, hellacious success has been a product of former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni’s renowned offensive coaching system. Terry told Yahoo! Sports, “To me, it’s 100 percent what it is.”