The MPI Distribution & Logistics Study suggests that manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are losing millions of dollars annually — simply because their distribution centers and warehouses haven't implemented easy–to-use strategies.
Purchasing can make or break a manufacturer. Why? The behavior of the purchasing department signals a company’s true goals to its supply chain.
It’s crucial to track the purchases of your customers, and to understand their purchasing strategies, or your business may be devoured by the Anaconda.
A purchasing culture that does not live by the principles of Lean, and depends on long, thin supply chains, can kill a business.