Thoughts on Failure Modes of Kaizen Events

The Lean Thinker

The common frustration in the weeks following a classic 5 day “kaizen event” (which go by many names) is that the follow-on actions are not completed, and the changes that were made erode quickly. Mike Rother has a great graphic that starts this conversation: The question I am exploring today (and bringing you along as I reflect on it) is “Why do the ‘lean tools’ work so much better during an event than during “business as usual?”

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Graphics support holiday veterans event

Fleet Owner

military veterans in support of annual event Modagrafics trailer graphics designs with Wreaths Across America themes honor U.S.

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ACT Expo solidifies speaker lineup, partner events

Fleet Owner

Organizers of the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s leading conference and expo on real-world applications of the latest advanced transportation technologies, recently released the full speaker roster for the ninth annual show

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Two industry events postponed

247 Customs Broker

The Nordic Air Cargo Symposium 2020, scheduled for Monday 20 April to Thursday 23 April in Copenhagen has been moved to November 24-25, 2020 at… The post Two industry events postponed appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. coronavirus COVID-19 Euroavia Europe News Event News Latest News LogiPharma News NEWS MENU Top News customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Biodiesel Event Coming to Chicago July 17

NGT News

The post Biodiesel Event Coming to Chicago July 17 appeared first on NGT News. On July 17, Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC) and the B20 Club will jointly host an educational program on the advantages of biodiesel. “Truck Stop Coffee Talk: The Truth About Biodiesel” will be held in Bolingbrook, Ill. The program will dive into the health, environmental and performance advantages of biodiesel-blended fuels as an alternative to […].

Related Industry Events

Refrigerated Transporter

Sept 15-19, 2019 ATA Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting & National Technician Skills Competitions (TMCSuperTech), Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh NC Access trucking.org. Sept 15-18, 2019 2019 in.sight

Shell Rotella SuperRigs moves to virtual event

247 Customs Broker

… The post Shell Rotella SuperRigs moves to virtual event appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Trucking news & briefs for August 5, 2020: Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held online in a virtual format with entries being accepted Aug. 10-21.…

Tips For Hosting Successful Online Events During COVID-19

WorkWave

Some businesses lack the bandwidth or staff to attend, some have strict travel bans in place, some don’t have the discretionary spend, and others simply do not feel safe going to an in-person event in the foreseeable future. While the ability to quickly adapt plans or to manage a crisis is second nature to an event or meeting planner (e.g. Event professionals are foregoing the old event nuances and finding ways to adjust to the “new norm” when planning events.

UniCarriers plans events for OSHA Safe + Sound Week

DC Velocity

Forklift manufacturer to award baseball tickets to employees with best safety practices. Lift Trucks

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Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

National Drive Electric Week Events Kick off Sept. 14

NGT News

Through test drives, parades, news conferences, and announcements of new EV policies and programs, NDEW events are designed to promote the benefits of EVs. The post National Drive Electric Week Events Kick off Sept. The ninth-annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), a coast-to-coast celebration of electric vehicles (EVs), will be held on Sept. 14-22.

Making driver appreciation a year-round event

Truck News

National Trucking Week will be celebrated across Canada Sept. 1-7, but winning fleets – and even manufacturers – have come to the realization driver appreciation should be celebrated year-round. Don’t get me wrong, I applaud all fleets and suppliers that … Transportation Newsletter

UPS to host 'UPS Brown Friday' hiring events

DC Velocity

October 19 one-day hiring blitz is part of a larger effort to hire 100,000 seasonal employees ahead of Black Friday. Transportation

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Logistics Events: How to prepare to make business there!

LoGo

Every year, logistics events happen all over the world. O post Logistics Events: How to prepare to make business there! Some large, others small, national, international, segmented and others very comprehensive. Don’t matter the size or type, all of them have the same point: to connect companies and introduce them to the market. Because of that, it is essential to be prepared and have a good […]. apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Logistics MKT Online

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

Two industry events postponed – AIR CARGO WEEK

247 Customs Broker

The Nordic Air Cargo Symposium 2020, scheduled for Monday 20 April to Thursday 23 April in Copenhagen has been moved to November 24-25, 2020 at… The post Two industry events postponed – AIR CARGO WEEK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. coronavirus COVID-19 Euroavia Europe News Event News Latest News LogiPharma News NEWS MENU Top News customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Midwest EVOLVE Rolling out Variety of EV Events

NGT News

Midwest EVOLVE and its partners have held or participated in more than 250 events across the Midwest, and more than 7,000 people have taken a test […]. The post Midwest EVOLVE Rolling out Variety of EV Events appeared first on NGT News. Over the past three years, nearly 175,000 people have participated in the American Lung Association’s Midwest EVOLVE project, a seven-state program to promote the advantages of electric vehicles (EVs).

Lift truck makers celebrate National Forklift Safety Day 2018 with special offers and local events

DC Velocity

Here are just a few examples of the events, literature, and promotions they'll be offering around the country. Lift truck manufacturers, dealers, and providers of associated products will be observing National Forklift Safety Day on June 12, 2018. Lift Trucks

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Upcoming Events | Aviation Week Network

247 Customs Broker

Upcoming Events | Aviation Week Network /themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Back to Home Upcoming Events is part of our Aviation Daily subscription. Subscribe now… The post Upcoming Events | Aviation Week Network appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Flash sale events! How to win the last mile on days like Black Friday or Thanksgiving

Loginext

All’s well that end’s well, and that’s why the right logistics technology, especially last mile, is critical for flash events. What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face.

Kinetrex Hosts LNG Demo Event in Indiana

NGT News

On June 19, Kinetrex Energy hosted the Greater Indiana Clean Cities LNG – Truck/Plant Demonstration Event at the company’s south plant in Beech Grove, Ind. The post Kinetrex Hosts LNG Demo Event in Indiana appeared first on NGT News. Kinetrex Energy produces liquefied natural gas (LNG) and operates a fleet of LNG day cabs. The plant tour and workshop was an opportunity for attendees to learn how LNG is […].

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Are you Ready for Roadcheck? The Enforcement Event is Next Week!

United World Transporation

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced at the beginning of August that the event would take place September 9-11, 2020. As in year’s past, International Roadcheck is considered the most high-volume and highly visible event for 2020. The Enforcement Event is Next Week!

TIACA Launches its Specialized 4Cargo Events Series

Airfreight Logistics

The International Air Cargo Association ( TIACA ) announces the launch of a new event series: the TIACA 4Cargo Conferences and Workshops, designed for subject matter experts and thought leaders in specialized cargo domains such as Airports, Sustainability, Drones and more. It was a great event with a dynamic, interesting, highly professional program, comprehensively covering the challenges and opportunities as well as the hottest topics of the air cargo industry.

Must Attend Supply Chain Events of 2018

Blue Horseshoe Solutions

Whether you are a small or large company, here are some events of the season that you won’t want to miss! The post Must Attend Supply Chain Events of 2018 appeared first on ERP Implementation & Supply Chain Consulting - Blue Horseshoe. Looking to network with like minded professionals? Want to increase efficiency in your Supply Chain? In just one week, Blue Horseshoe will be hosting their annual […].

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Today, whether you’re managing procurement events or working with a partner that manages the service on your behalf, here are some things to keep in mind. The post Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. In what felt almost like overnight, finding capacity wasn’t as much trouble as it had been for so many long, challenging months.

HDAW adds Shark Tank’s John as 2020 event headliner

Fleet Owner

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2020, North America’s largest gathering of the independent heavy duty aftermarket industry, recently landed Daymond John of Shark Tank as its keynote speaker. John’s presentation will help attendees “command the ro

ISM reports non-manufacturing growth but recent events cloud outlook

Logistics Management

In an interview, Tony Nieves, chair of the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, said that prior to the recent civil unrest and events of the past week, related to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, non-manufacturing seemed like it may have been on a path to recovery

Pohl Transportation Hosts Trucks Are For Girls Event

Women in Trucking

hosted Girl Scout Troops 21202 and 20454 to participate in a Women in Trucking Girl Scout Event at their office. View original article Interested in hosting a Girl Scout event? Pohl Transportation, Inc. The day started with guest speakers Vice President Rebecca Liette and Pohl Driver Sue Jude. Both spoke of the impact women have on transportation, the challenges they have faced and the growth that has happened with women currently in and entering the transportation industry.

Event Logistics Market Is Booming

247 Customs Broker

HTF MI released a new market study on Global Event Logistics Market with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages… The post Event Logistics Market Is Booming appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Features Uncategorized customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Flash sale events! How to win the last mile on days like Valentines or Thanksgiving

Loginext

All’s well that end’s well, and that’s why the right logistics technology, especially last mile, is critical for flash events. What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face.

J.B. Hunt Hosts Trucks are for Girls Event

Women in Trucking

Hunt’s GROW hosted the inaugural Trucks are for Girls event in Fayetteville, Ark. The event was powered by the Women In Trucking Association through their Girl Scout Transportation Patch program. Thirty Girl Scouts from the Northwest Arkansas area participated in the event which helped educate them on supply chain logistics. Hunt driver Rico from the Kansas City Regional Fleet who drove the truck for the event and to the J.B. Recently, J.B.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? This is a great event for anyone in the freight shipping industry who wants to stay ahead of these challenges.

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ELD enforcement begins Sunday with some forecasting Armageddon, others a non-event

DC Velocity

Compliance rate in 90 percent range, some experts say; XPO executive warns of "tsunami" of carrier closings as safety regulators put hammer down. Transportation

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda for 10th Annual Event

NGT News

GNA has released the full agenda for the 10th annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event. The post ACT Expo Announces Agenda for 10th Annual Event appeared first on NGT News. The show, which will take place May 11-14, 2020, at the Long Beach Convention Center, will feature keynotes, plenary panels, workshops and roundtable discussions on the latest innovations and strategies […].

Another trucking event that remains a go: 10-4 on D.C. kicks off Oct. 1

247 Customs Broker

the public-outreach event and truck show on the National Mall, Fred Bowerman must have some… The post Another trucking event that remains a go: 10-4 on D.C. Among the organizers of That’s a Big 10-4 on D.C.,