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Top 5 Things Restricting Your Workflow

Top 5 Things Restricting Your Workflow

Let's talk about workflow. I want you to picture in your mind a simple garden hose. It is about fifty feet long. Green. Coiled up on the side of your house or building. It is attached to the structure at the spigot. When you turn…
3 Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now

3 Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now

Here are the 3 questions that you should be asking right now: Do we have the right people working here?Are we doing the right things to be successful?Do we do those things right? It doesn't matter what type of business you are in, who…
Upgrade Your Receiving Department Processes

Upgrade Your Receiving Department Processes

The time is now to upgrade your Receiving Department Processes. Why? For starters, you are not working the same way as you were pre-COVID. We used to get the inventory for any order in one shipment, or maybe occasionally two. These…
Shop Improvement Series: Production Scheduling Secrets

Shop Improvement Series: Production Scheduling Secrets

Is production scheduling your constant struggle? You know, the ability to accurately plan, predict, and produce the orders in-house on a scheduled timetable? For many shops in the industry, the thought of an accurate production schedule…
Shop Improvement Series: Receiving Department

Shop Improvement Series: Receiving Department

When was the last time you overhauled your Receiving Department processes? I ask this to shop owners from time to time, and the answer is usually the same. Never. Most everyone is always focused on two things, the sales end of the stick,…
Processes Define Success

Processes Define Success

In your shop, right now, you have established processes for everything you do. Some are working fantastic. Others are working ok. Some probably aren't working as they should. And lastly, there are some things that exist but don't have a…