Are You Like Other Manufacturers ... Struggling To Align Goals With Capabilities?
Whether it is a weak, recovering or strong economy, the fundamental strategies for surviving and thriving remain the same for discrete manufacturing organizations. Many desire to boost revenue through new customer acquisition, new sources of demand from overseas, or through new tactics such as aligning innovation with business strategy, inventory optimization, intelligent supply chains or technology gains within their business. Combined with these strategies, globalization, product proliferation and elongated supply chains have created ever-increasing complexity, not to mention strong downward pressure on pricing and rising input costs.