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Holiday Shopping- How to Make Sure Your Gifts Arrive on Time

As the holiday season ramps up, it’s time to start ordering those gifts you said you were going to order months ago. Soon the item you thought was your greatest idea will be out of stock, or will be delivered after the holidays. But, before you start to find yourself in that situation and hit the panic button, it is important to understand what a lead time is and how different factors, such as scheduling can affect it.

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The True Cost of Bad Quality

We take a deep dive into the real cost of supplying bad quality to customers.

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State of Manufacturing by the Numbers

Manufacturing is often seen as the reason for a thriving middle class in the United States. Entering 2017, there was a lot of uncertainty behind what the manufacturing industry as a whole was going to do.

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What Makes a Good Customer Great

At a recent meeting with a customer, an interesting question was posed by our contact. He asked us what they could do as a company to be a better customer. As a supplier, we are always thinking what can we do to please the customer, not necessarily the other way around.

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10,000 Job Openings Today, 10,000 More Tomorrow…

As the baby boomers exit the workplace, millennials are the ones that are entering it. As a matter of fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 10,000 baby boomers will retire each day over the next 19 years. It is no secret that as these baby boomers and Gen Xers retire, there is a growing necessity for workers to fill the gaps being left.

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