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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. What Happens During the Event. Look at how the structure of these events drives how people interact with one another.

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Deliver Europe Event Format is a Win-win

Logistics Business Magazine

The event has become well-established, with an American version launched last October in Las Vegas and an Asian event coming to Singapore next March. The iconic TAETS venue in north Amsterdam will host the 9th edition of DELIVER Europe, the 4th at this site. Profits are invested in green funds and tech.

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Logistics Events: Top 12 Virtual Events to Attend

FreightWaves SONAR

Here are some great virtual logistics events that can help you stay up to date, engaged, and actively learning during each quarter. Q1 logistics conferences With the start of the new year, it’s time to start thinking about the National Retail Federation (NRF) logistics events too, but that’s not all there is to do. Register Here.

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Trinity Logistics Nurtures Customer Connections Through Exclusive Roundtable Events

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics, a leading logistics solutions provider, has been breaking bread with its customers through a series of exclusive roundtable events. The first of these engaging events took place August 2023 in Dallas, Texas, at the acclaimed Pappas Bros Steakhouse , creating an inviting atmosphere for meaningful conversations.

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Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs. This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity.

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Dematic to Host Food Retail Event

Logistics Business Magazine

Dematic invites food retail professionals and experts to its upcoming hybrid event, “What’s in Store for Europe’s Food Retail” on Thursday, 26 October at Dematic UK headquarters in Adderbury (90 minutes from London). The event kicks off with a look at current trends and where food retail is heading.

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NJ County Hosting Natural Gas Vehicle Safety Event

NGT News

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) is hosting a compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle safety event geared toward local fire departments, police and emergency management personnel. The event will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. at ACUA’s Environmental Park, at 6700 Delilah Rd. in Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

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

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Protecting Your Supply Chain Against Economic Uncertainty

Many are predicting a recession due to inflation rates, market performance, and global events like Russia's war in Ukraine. How will that economic uncertainty impact your supply chain? Discover 5 major supply chain risks and how to manage them.

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Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

However, there is also strong evidence which points to the contrary - 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. In fact, less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, and 63% of sales professionals say it’s what they dislike most about their jobs. What’s the verdict?

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

An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. 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?

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S&OP Reimagined: Overcoming the New Normal with a Revamped S&OP Process

Speaker: Fernando Penteado, CPSM - Supply Chain and Logistics Executive, Global Markets Expert, and International Speaker

Now, as a variety of disruptive events cause supply chain challenges, companies are contemplating bold moves to keep business moving, including moving sourcing and manufacturing closer to home markets and maintaining a larger reserve stock to help manage the fluctuations in supply and demand.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Save your seat today! July 11th, 2023 at 9:30am PDT, 12:30pm EDT, 5:30pm BST

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How Data Science and Modeling Can Supercharge Your Risk Management

Speaker: Dr. Ken Fordyce, Solutions Director, Supply Chain and Advanced Analytics at Arkieva

Risk management is defined as anticipating and responding to an event not yet part of the plan of record that requires a significant adjustment in your demand-supply network (DSN). COVID-19 has put risk management at the front and center in the supply chain world.