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Meet Brandon Phoenix

Brandon Phoenix, MEP SCO program developer

Brandon will be facilitating a Leadership Overview in Philadelphia, on Thursday, 4/10.

Opportunities to streamline are abundant in the supply chain. More than 60% of costs occur within the supply chain, versus the 10-15% of continuous improvement activities which typic… Read More

Time for Optimization?

Time for supply chain optimization, man playing whack a mole

When ‘Whack-a-mole’ loses its effectiveness, optimization might be your next logical step.

When manufacturers experience disruptions in the supply chain, whether it is caused by late deliveries, long lead times or poor quality, the tendency may be to loo… Read More

Happy Birthday MEP!

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) 25th year anniversary

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)  turns 25 this year! In celebration, they’ve  included a series of blog posts on the historical perspective on the Manufacturing Innovation Blog, but what really caught my eye on the amazing infographic that they sh… Read More

Supplier Assessments: Key to Improving the Value Chain

Supplier Assessments improving value chain, value word on scrabble game

By Brandon Phoenix, Business Consultant with TMAC (Consulting Firm and MEP affiliate) based in Dallas, TX Metroplex.  Brandon has over 20 years of business and manufacturing experience with an emphasis on supply chain optimization, lean enterprise, manufacturing leaRead More

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