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Process Diet – You Are What You Eat

  • 20 July 2015
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Process Diet – You Are What You Eat
“If the process is right everything else will take care of itself” (An ex-boss)

My manager in a company I once worked for was an avid reader of books on management theories. He kept repeating the quote above to the rest of us for reasons that never became clear. What was clear though was that many processes in the company were right and generally poorly managed, so everything else took care of itself any which way it could. And when things went wrong we jumped to the conclusion that the processes were wrong rather than first looking at whether we actually used them as they were intended. Much time was wasted agonizing over process design and still no one paid any attention to their ownership and maintenance.

Logistics - Optimising Distribution and Network Planning

  • 28 May 2015
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Logistics - Optimising Distribution and Network Planning

Even in the last 10 years the very shape of logistics has been challenged. We have always had global economies but we have never had customers requiring and requesting such variety and speed as is the case today. We have gone from 4-5 week delivery turnaround if you’re lucky to needing goods the same day you place the order. Now the discussions are about delivery within 2 hours. Logistics is now more than ever about Strategy, Planning, and Process

The Future is Omni-Channel

  • 28 May 2015
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The Future is Omni-Channel

In the last few years traditional retailers have finally woken up to the huge threat posed by e-commerce retailers such as Amazon. The impact of the internet has turned the traditional based bricks and mortar retailers almost inside out.  Are you ready to offer a true Omni Channel experience? 

New Service Line Launch - Leaner, Faster, Simpler

  • 28 May 2015
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New Service Line Launch - Leaner, Faster, Simpler

WBS Group are pleased to announce the launch of our new service offering for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Transformation. The new approach of Leaner, Faster, Simpler enhances a broad series of best practice methods, tools and techniques applied to suit your individual requirements.

WBS Group Answers Questions on Implementing Lean

  • 6 May 2015
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Joseph Turnbull of WBS Group speaks about the process of implementing a Lean Business System.
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