Ouch! Missing the mark on time estimates hurts. So fix it. Estimating accurately and pricing work right is critical to the success of every shop. Many shops don’t put enough focus on accurate time estimates and send targets that are too low to the shop.
Here are three indisputable facts about manufacturing employment in 2019: Manufacturing workers are in high demand, and there aren’t enough current employees to fill all the job openings. Young people are not entering the manufacturing workforce at a high enough rate…
A friend of ours, and ProShop customer Joanna Boatwright recently sent us an excerpt of a paper she wrote for a Change Management class. In the paper, she outlines how a fictitious company – Parker Manufacturing, can evolve itself from a traditional organization to a learning organization.
Got a checklist? We wouldn’t have designed our Manufacturing ERP without one. Does your ERP system have checklists built into the workflow? Probably not.
IMTS 2018 just recently finished. It was a record-breaking event with over 129,000 attendees. The energy was palpable – things were hoppin’! It was our first time exhibiting in our own booth.
When you get a new order in your job shop, the clock starts ticking. You’ll never have more lead time to get that order delivered on-time than you do today. Customers want everything faster these days, yet everything seems to take longer.