Month: June 2020

PROJECT: Optimizing Operations through Process Simulation and Lean Techniques

THE COMPANY: A global company in the bedding and accessories business. THE PROBLEM: The popularity of their products have created explosive demand and the company needed to know the absolute maximum capacity of their current manufacturing and assembly operations.  They need to know how much space they should allocate for manufacturing, assembly, WIP, and finished…
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How Retailers Are Handling Increased Digital Sales

Retailers are experiencing a spike in digital sales as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates consumer trends. The below article focuses on how Target is responding to this spike. Here is a quick overview: Target is utilizing 1,900 stores as fulfillment centers to accommodate the increased demand. These stores fulfilled nearly 80% of first quarter digital sales…
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