LeanCor Supply Chain Group

LeanCor Supply Chain Group
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LeanCor Supply Chain Group

 •  October 11

Weekly, monthly, and quarterly business reviews have consumer product companies asking themselves, “What should we do?” In today’s economy, they are caught in the middle of a price and service war amidst e-commerce giant Amazon and other major big-box retailers.While building their own direct-to-consumer e-commerce strategies, some try to manage...

LeanCor Supply Chain Group

 •  September 30

"Acushnet, maker of Titleist and Pinnacle golf balls, sought an ultra-lean product flow to bring its game to the next level. In the highly competitive world of manufacturing and marketing golf balls, bags, and shoes, the company [partnered with LeanCor Consulting] for an aggressive play to drive down costs and boost supply chain efficiency."...

LeanCor Supply Chain Group

 •  September 15

It should come as no surprise that incorporating training courses when deploying lean across an organization is an effective way to sustain a lean culture. But the traditional in-class training format often poses several challenges: removing team members from daily work tasks, logistics, procuring a facilitator, budget approvals, and more. Another...

At the heart of six sigma is the principle of variation reduction: if we can understand and reduce variation in our processes, then we can implement improvement initiatives that will center the process and ensure accuracy and reliability of the process around customer expectations. For example, an average order-to-delivery cycle time of five days...

The "Amazon effect" is demanding more out of supply chains everywhere - including those of furniture companies. To address this challenge and others that furniture supply chains are facing, Furniture Today and AHFA hosted the 2017 Logistics Symposium at High Point University in High Point, NC. LeanCor Logistics' Director of Account Management,...

LeanCor is among a select group of companies whose customers recognize them for providing outstanding solutions and services. "The six-month online poll of supply chain professionals requires a qualified response, asking them to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency,...

While six sigma is highly process-focused, supply chain, as a discipline, is focused on the entire value stream - from process to process. This can present challenges in applying six sigma in a supply chain environment. Combining six sigma with lean principles (such as visibility, velocity, and flow) can fill the gap by incorporating a...

To address the current challenges that furniture supply chains are facing, Furniture Today and AHFA hosted the 2017 Logistics Symposium at High Point University in High Point, NC. LeanCor Logistics' Director of Account Management, Ashley Yentz, spoke on a panel focused on clearing supply chain bottlenecks for furniture retailers and manufacturers....

Lean and six sigma are industry-recognized philosophies for business improvement. When applied to supply chain, they can drive impactful results. While six sigma is highly process-focused, supply chain is focused on the entire value stream, from process to process. This can present challenges in applying six sigma in a supply chain environment....

"From trans-oceanic freight to truck driver shortages, from deteriorating domestic infrastructure to last mile headaches, the furniture industry faces supply chain bottlenecks that create a disconnect between manufacturer and retailer abilities and consumer expectations." - Furniture Today Magazine To address these challenges, Furniture Today and...