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There’s one sure-fire way to tell when someone has lived in Minneapolis long enough to be called a Minnesotan. Transportation – Unnecessary movement of material through the facility/supply chain. Each of these types of waste has at least one metric associated with it. While there isn’t always a clear 1:1 correlation, the chart below shows just some of the most common metrics impacted when improvements are made. . . Where to Start Your Lean Journey.

Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

Many of my clients talk about a customer-centric supply chain but rely on useless metrics from an annual survey or a net promoter score. With a headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, the supply chain supports 600 stores in 50 states.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

As if this wasn’t enough, transportation costs are rising and forcing companies to constantly adjust and optimize. “When addressing transportation of goods, the biggest issue my prospective customers face that I can address and correct simply is…” Communication, communication, communication. And because transportation costs are easily one of our bigger expenses, we’re always looking for ways we can do things more efficiently.