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Warehouse Resolutions to Implement This Year

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jan 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share insights on the present and future of achieving success in manufacturing and business. In this post, Tom Reddon of National Forklift Exchange, discusses how manufacturing organizations can improve their warehouses.

Working in the warehouse can be a tough and difficult job. At times, many warehouse operations may seem to be overwhelming. Make it a resolution this year to make your warehouse a better one. There are many steps you can take to achieve such an objective. Reinforcing safety principles, promoting teamwork, and implementing automation are just a few ways any organization can drive continuous improvement in their day-to-day warehouse operations.

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Topics: Manufacturing

Why We Are Failing Faster Than Ever (Part 2)

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jan 17, 2017 3:00:00 PM

The Case for a Revolution in Supply Chain Management

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Chad Smith of Demand Driven Institute discusses the new approaches that must be implemented for supply chain management success in today’s marketplace.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Industry News

When Does Product Sourcing Become Ideal for an Organization?

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jan 10, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Shruti Agrawal, Director at Excella Worldwide, discusses how to be more strategic with product sourcing.

A lot of companies outsource services for a host of benefits, and product sourcing works on similar grounds as that of sourcing customer service, as well as operations. Product sourcing is much like outsourcing, but what is being procured from overseas is a product or products manufactured by partnered wholesale companies.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement

How Customization Is Changing Technology

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Alex Clark-McGlenn discusses how customers are demanding more and more personalization in their products.

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Topics: Industry News

How to Stand Out in a Crowded Market

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 16, 2016 2:45:00 PM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Kari Bigot of ALTOUR discusses the measures your company can take to be seen above the rest in a jam-packed marketplace.

No matter the industry, it’s very likely that yours is a very crowded place to play. You and your colleagues are being bombarded on a daily basis by people who promise to make everything quicker, cheaper and better.

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Topics: Talent and Leadership

Why We Are Failing Faster Than Ever (Part 1)

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 8, 2016 3:10:00 PM

The Case for a Revolution in Supply Chain Management

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share their insights on the present and future of manufacturing success. In this post, Chad Smith of Demand Driven Institute discusses the new approaches that must be implemented for supply chain management success in today’s marketplace.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Industry News

For Salespeople, It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 1, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share insights on achieving manufacturing and business success. In this post, Andy McNulty of Communication Performance Management Associates, discusses the questions to ask your customers right now to finish the year strong and set up an even better coming year.

It is for many others too, but it really is for those of us who make a living selling. As companies are coming down the “home stretch” for the year, they are not only scrambling to achieve the goals, initiatives, and objectives they set for the closing year, they are also strategizing about the new year as well. It is truly the best time to ask “business questions.”

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Topics: Talent and Leadership

5 Advantages of the Apathetic Boss

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 26, 2016 2:20:00 PM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share insights on achieving manufacturing and business success. In this post, Karin Hurt, CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders and author of Winning Well, discusses how to excel at your job even when you’re dealing with a disengaged boss.

In an ideal world your boss is interested, eager to remove roadblocks, asking provocative questions, and helping build your career. That’s the leader I wish for you, and want you to be. But, with 71% of workers disengaged, chances are one day or another you’ll work for a boss with that same mindset.

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Topics: Talent and Leadership

Three Tips For Improving Your Supply Chain Productivity

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share insights on achieving manufacturing and business success. In this post, Tom Reddon of National Forklift Exchange, discusses how to enhance efficiency in your supply chain.

Productivity is a magical word in the field of logistics and material handling. In the scope of supply chain operations, productivity is essential for success in a multitude of capacities. Some businesses struggle with driving productivity across their supply chains because they don’t know where to begin.

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Topics: Supply Chain

Ordering Custom Parts in Bulk: 3 Ways to Make It Easier

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 4, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Prime Advantage has invited industry experts to share insights on achieving manufacturing and business success. In this post, Allison Wilkinson discusses the top strategies for ordering customized parts.

When it comes to ordering custom parts in bulk, the devil is in the details. In order to get through every step of the process with minimal hassle, you've got to have every detail of your order fully fleshed out in advance.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Procurement

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