One of the challenges when measuring process productivity is deciding on what measurements and metrics to use. Industrial Engineers take a reductionist approach and try to get as much process detail (metrics) as possible. This is useful, but makes it very complex to determine and measure ongoing improvement. From an IE perspective, all of those […]
One of the common concerns we here when discussing pay for performance is that quality and safety can suffer. From our experience, this has not been the case even if quality and safety are not measured. However we do encourage companies to include quality, safety and other non productive criteria if they can. When you […]
1. The Datafication of the Warehouse will accelerate. The current trend of datafying the warehouse will continue and accelerate. More companies will utilize equipment telematics and begin testing wearables. The challenge will not be in creating the data but in sorting through the ever increasing volume of data and making sense of it. New big […]
Are you finding that trying to manage your largest expense, labor, is hard, costly, and difficult? There’s a better way to get full visibility into your labor. Find out 5 ways Easy Metrics has made labor management easy.
Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion that you are losing money on labor for one of your customers? You are not alone. Nearly every labor-intensive facility we’ve analyzed over the last 18 years has had at least one customer whose packaging, distribution process, or customization demands result in financial losses on labor. In […]