In the world of warehousing, “new” and “modern” don’t necessarily mean “efficient.” Sometimes older facilities do an outstanding job in their warehousing and materials handling, while brand-new facilities suffer from inefficiency. In these cases, management is usually committing one or more of the ten most common warehousing mistakes:
Cost manufacturers are good at evaluating the processes by which goods are produced. They recognize the value of time spent improving these processes and understand that the initial investment will yield a payoff in terms of increased customer satisfaction, reduced costs, or both.
Total Quality Management (TQM) is a philosophy, not just a process or program. Those who make a sincere effort, adopt it as a way of making all internal and external relationships work more effectively.