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Operations Management & Business Consulting

Taking a Break

Summer is a time when the pace of work slows down and we all get a chance to breathe. As part of that slow-down, we will give a break to...

Why are values important?

A company that adheres to its values has a team that’s more likely to trust its management, take ownership of the company, be more motivated

Leveraging your Supply Chain

Supplier Selection & Evaluation Most businesses have suppliers that provide them with products and/or services, however not every...

If not Now, When?

Almost all organizations, at some point in their operations, have to deal with one kind of an emergency or another. The problem starts...

Benefits for "Lean"

Verbum Consulting is now an Affinity Benefits Program member with the BCFPA. What does that mean to you? If you are a BCFPA member, you...

If you Seek Strategic Advantage!

Relational vs. Transactional All businesses operate as part of a supply chain. Each organization might have a different place within the...

What's Your Emergency Plan?

Need heroes? Does your organization have a solid plan for emergency situations or are you counting on the heroic efforts of others to...

For an ever-evolving world

Plan the Change or Change the Plan Many projects fail to provide the projected results, not because they lack technical know-how or the...

Getting Ahead of the Game

See no Evil, Hear no Evil Every organization knows that there are inherent risks in the environments they operate and in their processes....

Proactive Rather than Reactive

“I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” —Wayne Gretzky Customer orders are backed up and your line is running at...

Anticipating What’s Ahead

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! Is “inventory” a good thing or a bad thing? The answer is a little bit of both. Inventory is an asset (a...

Leveraging your Resources

Getting your Money’s Worth Following up from last week’s post, it’s important to note that the challenges for organizations do not end by...

Making the Right Choice

Yes, No, Which One? ERP Systems have been around for a long time and they are a crucial part of a company’s operations. However, this...

It's about Becoming Stronger!

Start your Lean Journey Many businesses struggle with getting their orders out the door on time and often don’t know the real reasons why....

Never Without a Plan

To strategize or not to strategize, is that the question? “Strategy” or “strategic” have become buzz words in any industry, elevating any...

Being in the "know"

Don't just blindly follow every hype It's important to find out about best business practices and new business applications.  However, an...

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