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The #2013 Masters: On-Site Masters Logistics and Materials Supply Chain TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Masters Week is finally here!¬†All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Augusta National …Continue reading →

Minnesota Twins Shorten Communication Gaps AND Minimize Beer Keg Transportation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Here are two quick stories about the Minnesota Twins finding ways to increase efficiency (or productivity, which is probably a better depiction). First, the Twins have enrolled some of their …Continue reading →

Toyota Way Principle #2: Continuous Flow TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This image, used as a depiction of a process with minimal waste, was first examined last week with regard to defining what lean is. This timeline shows an ideal state …Continue reading →

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The Masters: Merchandise Stockouts TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I was shopping for a women’s polo shirt in the Golf Shop at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters on Saturday. The Golf Shop provides a wide array of …Continue reading →

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Popeye’s Chicken and Stockouts TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | And this is exactly why companies carry high amounts of inventory when they don’t need to – fear of stockouts. This problem could have been prevented without having to hold …Continue reading →

Lean is Good Customer Service TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday, new Houston Astros owner Jim Crane announced some sweeping fan-friendly changes at Minute Maid Park that included: Cheaper tickets, some with food/merchandise credits Ticket plan rebates Beer specials all …Continue reading →

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