Workflow Balance

Workflow Balance

How balanced is your shop with your processes? Are you on schedule? Do you have bottlenecks in your shop that you can't locate? Sometimes this can be a hidden problem, so let's shed some light on the subject. For example, let's talk about…
Innovating by Skipping Steps

Innovating By Skipping Steps

Have you thought about skipping steps in what you do? Yes, I'm absolutely positive that sounds completely weird coming from me. I'm a process and procedure guy. Efficiency. Workflow. Continuous improvement. All that jazz. You know…
ISS Long Beach 2022 Show Recap

ISS Long Beach Expo 2022 Show Recap

Traditionally the ISS Long Beach Expo has been the best and one of the most successful decorated industry trade shows.  People from all over the world have flown in to walk the show, learn new techniques, network, and discover what’s…
Thanks for the Sale

Thanks for the Sale!

Once upon a time, a t-shirt was sold. Along the way of that sale, there are some people behind the scenes who wanted to say thank you. The T-shirt's Birth Hank, a Dooly County Georgia cotton farmer, tended the land and grew the upland…
Hitting Critical Production Dates

Hitting Critical Production Dates

In the last few weeks, I have had at least a dozen or so conversations with shop owners regarding how-to tips on hitting critical production dates. Their production teams are so behind, they can't figure out how to catch up. If this…
Importance of Change

Importance of Change

Change. I don't know about you, but I feel that right now we are at a critical juncture in the industry. Costs are rising all the time and from every direction. Garment inventory is sketchy or non-existent.New technologies are emerging.…