Creating Organizational Consensus for Contract Manufacturing

Brian Slobodow, Operating Executive, Golden Gate Capital, shares the extraordinary journey of Johnson & Johnson’s transition to Contract Manufacturing, and how other organizations can create an organizational consensus for contract…

Improving Flexibility in the Supply Chain

With all the buzz around creating “Supply Chain Agility” lately, one would think there would be a myriad of ways to assess and measure related performance. Yet if there are,…

Statistical Process Control – Not just an investment in your business – An investment in your Employees, and your Corporate Culture!

How can a robust SPC program affect employee development and cultural improvement breakthroughs when implemented across all lines on the factory floor? The utility and business value of using on-line,…

Using FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis) as a proactive approach to Contamination Control

Product or process failures can be costly. To that end, minimizing contamination is crucial. While a contamination plan can be an excellent tool to identify routes of contamination after the…

Manufacturing 4.0: Is Your Leadership Team Prepared

Manufacturing 4.0 is being called the next industrial revolution, and it’s promising to reshape the manufacturing landscape. Are you ready? Some strategic sourcing executives believe that we are entering a…

Foster Opportunity Makers With Mutuality Mindsets

Have you ever wondered how you can become more deeply connected, widely quoted within an organization of any kind, and as an individual? Forbes columnist and Emmy-winning former Wall Street…

What Will Your Company Do When It Depletes, Drains And Eats Up Its Leaders?

Emotional Intelligence can make the crucial difference in leadership performance, organization-wide improvements and increased bottom line profits. Your strategic sourcing leaders are human assets that your company leases to run…

Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule: Are You Prepared for it?

For many food companies, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance date for the Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) rule is September 2016. This rule has the most impact…