Manufacturing today is fraught with uncertainties in the supply chain due to a variety of global issues, including weather and exchange rates. You can counter supply problems with “safety stock.” But this extra inventory goes against the rules of an efficient lean environment. How can you stay demand driven, without a supply snafu? Find out how an information management system can help forecast your supply chain needs.
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The integration supports impact analysis and planning. Quality quandaries Regardless of varying demands, supply disruptions, production problems, or all of the aforementioned challenges, quality is and will remain a basic requirement for all manufacturers in all industries. Although modern management theory dictates that quality should be designed in and built-in rather than added on through inspection and old-fashioned QC, it is imperative to measure, monitor and, in most cases, document quality through