Supply Chain

Lean Six Sigma in the Cosmetic Industry

Cosmetics are produced through manufacturing processes. Lean and Six Sigma are improvement methodologies that are useful in cosmetics production. We’ll look at Lean and Six Sigma applications in Brazil, the Philippines, and Italy and finish with a video example of skin cream manufacturing. Six Sigma Project Enablers and Inhibitors: Brazil In an article titled “The [...]

Intelligent Order Fulfillment

Online ordering has continued to rapidly increase, particularly over the last year. How can one fulfill orders and keep the customer satisfied? We’ll hear from three sources about intelligent order fulfillment. First, from HighJump (now Körber), a company that provides integrated systems for warehouse, transportation, and logistics that helps large organizations address eCommerce orders. Craig Moore, [...]

Supply Chain Performance Measurement

A supply chain is defined as the sequence of processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity. But what is involved in the management and performance measurement of a supply chain? First, what is supply chain management? For that we turn to a video from Wisc-Online, a repository of free high-quality educational learning [...]

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