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Learning from Boeing's mistakes

Graham Immerman
May 08, 2019

Paying attention to detail in production is important, as Boeing learned the hard way. 

IndustryWeek said, "Boeing production employees have said that the leaders at these two plants put production output above all else. Why? Because at least in the case of the Dreamliner, Boeing is years behind schedule in deliveries."

The answer is to improve your production efficiency without cutting corners. There are other ways to improve your manufacturing speed. 

Listen to your employees and make sure nothing important is being overlooked.

Boeing’s Speed ProblemSource: http://www.industryweek.com

I don’t know if unrecognized bottlenecks are at the foundation of Boeing’s problems, but if they are, they are also causing untold scheduling problems in each tier of the supply chain.If the U.S. does impose these new tariffs, they will not only work to alienate countries from our country, they will also work to disrupt Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEMs) worldwide supply chains.Read More

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