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Five Ways to Improve Supplier Performance

Published: May 1, 2017
Whether your business is involved in manufacturing or distribution, chances are that the number one reason why you fail to deliver to your customers on time and in full is your suppliers. So why are so many suppliers so bad and what can you do to improve supplier performance? ... Read more

How Poor Product Management Can Damage Your Reputation and Cost You Millions

Published: March 1, 2017
The decision about what products to sell and what products not to sell is one of the most important marketing decision that most manufacturing and distribution businesses will make. Unfortunately, in many cases, I find that businesses have no formal process for product management. This inevitably leads to excessive stock, write offs, losses and poor on time delivery performance. ... Read more

Act Your Way into a New Way of Thinking with 5S and Lean

Published: January 11, 2017
Here are three Lean tools that can help our team act their way to a new way of thinking, acting “as if” they have already achieved their improvement goals, and become a world class organisation. ... Read more

Lean Inspiration for the New Year

Published: December 23, 2016
There is something about the end of one year and the beginning of the next that allows us to pause and reflect. Here we will reflect on a year of TXM articles and videos; we hope they have helped you reflect, learn and grow your business, continually, throughout the year. ... Read more