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6 tips to find the best 3PL for your e-commerce

6 tips to find the best 3PL for your e-commerce

Keyword: dropshipping In this article, we will discuss the concepts of drop shipping, 3PL. And as to why it is beneficial to outsource your fulfillment to the right service providers. We follow it up by navigating you with 6 tips for your consideration that would facilitate you to choose the best ones in this field.Read more about 6 tips to find the best 3PL for your e-commerce[…]

Sourcing material using Lean Manufacturing Principles

Sourcing material using Lean Manufacturing Principles

The principal objective of this article is to discuss the sourcing of materials by using lean manufacturing principles. First, we discuss the relevance for your business, and after that, which we navigate through the other aspects that would be following the achieving of the objectives set for the piece. The Relevance  The cardinal objective ofRead more about Sourcing material using Lean Manufacturing Principles[…]

Tips for managing your online inventory

Tips for managing your online inventory

E-commerce inventory management plays a critical role in determining the profitability of businesses. It is all for small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) due to the fiercely competitive environment. In which they operate and the necessity for them to realize value for their investments in terms of returns (ROI). For a reason, finance for theirRead more about Tips for managing your online inventory[…]

Cost and savings when introducing Kaizen in your SME business

Cost and savings when introducing Kaizen in your SME business

The objective of this article is to establish a business case for the introduction of Kaizen in the SME business. That it is beneficial by bringing cost reduction is taken to be visible. Still, in reality, it is not so because of explaining it to the cost-conscious business owners who always have competing requirements forRead more about Cost and savings when introducing Kaizen in your SME business[…]

How to reduce waste in E-commerce fulfillment?

How to reduce waste in E-commerce fulfillment?

E-commerce fulfillment is hail as a new wave because of its ability to offer an infinite variety of products at lower prices conveniently and efficiently to the customers. In which acknowledged as superior to the brick-and-mortar business model. With giants like Amazon embracing it (e.g., fulfillment by Amazon: FBA), it has been gaining momentum toRead more about How to reduce waste in E-commerce fulfillment?[…]

The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)

The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)

  The saying ‘what is not track is not manage’ would apply aptly to work in progress(WIP). For the reason that businesses tend to neglect tracking of the WIP on the factory floor, ostensibly due to their tendency to focus on other priorities, say, cost. It becomes challenging for such of them to manage it across theRead more about The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)[…]

How to reduce the setup time in your production line

How to reduce the setup time in your production line

Before getting into details of ‘how to reduce the setup time in your production line,’ which is the objective of this article, it is necessary to understand what ‘set up time’ in this context means. Setup time is the time taken to prepare your manufacturing process, which acts as a system for the production. ItRead more about How to reduce the setup time in your production line[…]

What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them

What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them

Whether you are involved in a small, medium and/or large scale manufacturing business, production losses can disrupt your schedules and adversely impact the delivery to the customers. This can result either in reduced profitability or even in losses. The good news, however, is that you can take measures to arrest the losses and or maximizeRead more about What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them[…]

The What How and Why of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

The What How and Why of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Overall equipment effectiveness, (OEE) can be used as a key performance indicator, (KPI) in Total Productive Maintenance, (TPM) and Lean Manufacturing Programmes, (LMP) as it provides the bigger picture of how well the equipment in your plant is functioning. This can be used as a signal to determine where to focus on improvement activity. FromRead more about The What How and Why of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)[…]

How Kaizen Principles can reduce cost within your Factory

How Kaizen Principles can reduce cost within your Factory

KEYWORDS: THE KAIZEN PRINCIPLES, BUSINESS PROBLEMS, WASTE, PROCESS, APPLY THE PRINCIPLES, AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, SHEET WASTE, EMPLOYEES The Japanese term Kaizen is a combination of two words, ‘Kai’ meaning ‘change’ and ‘Zen’ conveying ‘good.’ The belief of Japanese in the philosophy of ‘continuous improvement’ to remain globally competitive drove them to apply the principles of KaizenRead more about How Kaizen Principles can reduce cost within your Factory[…]