Barcodes 101 What are they, how can they help us, and why we should make the investment 1D. 2D. UPC. Datamatrix. PDF417. Code 39? All very confusing! If there is one common request for assistance that we receive from many organizations, it usually centers around “barcoding”. The terms, methodologies, and capabilities are a foreign language…

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5S + Relocation = WIN! The Benefits of Upgrading Your Company Relocation with 5S   Relocations and expansions are tough work. One tool we use to lighten the workload is 56S. More on the 6 later. 5S is a Lean Six Sigma tool that has its roots in lean manufacturing from Japan. It formalizes the…

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What is your organization type and problem solving style? Manufacturing MethodMachineMaterialsMan Service or Merchandising ProcessProcessProcessPeople   Regardless of business type, all require some form of troubleshooting, process enhancements, or continuous improvement. Being mindful of the order in which you approach troubleshooting can have a very dramatic effect on the outcome. Employee engagement in the troubleshooting…

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