Situation: Service Issues

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Lean Construction

Lean Construction is a continuous improvement system that has been implemented at hundreds of the highest performing construction firms around …

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The Evolution of Procurement to Spend Management

Companies large and small underestimate the importance of effective procurement management. Over the years, we have seen that most of …

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Inventory Planning and Optimization

Inventory and the Middle Market Middle Market companies often have a love/hate relationship with inventory. Inventory provides a feeling of …

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Supply Chains Post-Pandemic: Balancing Risk and Cost

Private Equity and Family Business owners as well as their Supply Chain leaders have rarely experienced the supply chain disruptions and failures that have occurred in recent months due to the travel and production breakage resulting from this COVID-19 pandemic. These supply chain challenges are likely to continue for many months, and there is a critical need to react appropriately to minimize the impact and build a more resilient supply chain for the future. …

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Voice of the Customer

Studies show that acquiring a new customer can be anywhere from five to 25 times more expensive than retaining and …

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Why you Need to Conduct a Supplier Risk Assessment in 2020

An unreliable supplier can cause irreparable damage to middle market businesses. Economic growth or decline, newly imposed tariffs, or issues …

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Why You Need a Supplier Relationship Management Program

Despite the many benefits, it’s rare for middle market businesses to have contracts with suppliers or even a supplier relationship …

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Optimizing your supply chain to avoid distributor chargebacks

To reach the largest market possible, many middle market businesses use distributors to take their goods from a warehouse or …

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Privately-held National Technology Distribution Company

Revised Strategy with new Client Targeting, Pricing, and Sales Approach. Revenues up by 2.5X in 4 years, and Profits improved over 300%. …

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$30MM Business Services Provider

Keeping up with the demands of a large customer was taxing production capability and created concern about losing the customer if delivery expectations were not met. …