Mind your costs

Mind your costs

I recently came off a project with a metal fabrication company that was in severe distress. I was originally introduced to the company in October of 2020 by a mentor of the owner who thought they could use my help.  At the time, the owner believed he had the situation under control; he did not. …

Supercharged Supply Chain; Supply Chains in a VUCA World

Supercharged Supply Chain; Supply Chains in a VUCA World

Our supply chains operate in a world that is full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity; a VUCA world where; V = Volatility: there is a lack of stability with what being known today changes often without warning. U = Uncertainty: there is a lack of knowing all of the variables and being able to accurately predict operating conditions….

Post COVID-19; Not a Brave New World

Post COVID-19; Not a Brave New World

By any definition, by any stretch of the imagination, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a transformational event that has affected, either directly or indirectly (probably both) each and every person on the planet.  That the “story” of COVID-19 is being knocked off the front page by the media (like “climate change” before it) and replaced…