Eric MacDonald

5 Common Reasons Behind Lean Manufacturing Failure

Lean Manufacturing, by definition, is about reducing non-value-added activities from the workflow. Unfortunately, the implementation of a Lean approach fails more often than not, and can end up as a waste of time and energy if there is not long-term follow through. Below are 5 common reasons why Lean fails: Too many Tools It is […]


Effective ERP Cost Control – Top five money savers to achieve

By Mark Engleman, Engleman Associates, Inc. We of course are referring to Enterprise Resource Planning software. Or ERP. For a manufacturing firm, it’s that big software application that plans production materials, takes customer orders, conducts purchasing, production planning, inventory control, accounting, and much more. The average ERP license, or ERP Cloud subscription price, is about […]