Archive for lean logistics

Hostess Brands Turnaround Driven by a Supply Chain Transformation

…as a supply chain guy, I just love hearing about a business turn around that was largely driven by a more effective supply chain. That, as Tuesday’s financial news proves, was clearly the case with Hostess Brands.

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Lean Logistics at BJ’s Wholesale Club

When you think of competing on the basis of supply chain excellence, Walmart is probably the first retailer that comes to mind. Walmart is indeed excellent, perhaps the best in the world when it comes to procurement. But I would argue that from a lean logistics perspective, BJ’s Wholesale Club is one of the best retailers in the world. Let’s define our terms here. The operational excellence methodology known as “lean” is centered on preserving […]

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