As we struggle through the shelter-in-place pandemic and wonder how this will change business, there are two strategies in-plants should consider: increase the use of automation and cross-train staff to handle more tasks.
Staffing issues have become one of most significant issues in-plants are struggling to overcome. In this new blog from Consultant Howie Fenton, he relates how one in-plant manager is handling this.
We asked in-plants which new products and services would be fueling their growth over the next few years. The responses were surprising.
The word “innovation” is not one of the typical subjects discussed in trade magazines or at shows, but maybe it should be. Considering the relentless outsourcing threats and fierce competition in-plants face, perhaps innovation should be a critical success factor for in-plants.
At the IPMA conference Howie Fenton will reveal strategies to improve your in-plant’s financial performance such as updating your costs
Many companies believe customers are satisfied, but a performance evaluation, such as the net promoter index, can prove otherwise.