Featured Video
This Week in Quality Digest Live
Supply Chain Features
Elizabeth Gasiorowski Denis
Future intermodal transport must overcome an array of standards and interoperability issues
Timothy Zimmerman
Operational technologies control many of the processes we rely on every day
Mike Richman
Why Manufacturing Day matters
Graham Ross
Humans will still be involved, but the service will be cheaper
Taran March @ Quality Digest
U.S. steel industry tests its mettle in a global market

More Features

Supply Chain News
Reconfigure supply chains and manufacturing systems to meet customer demands
Strategic investment positions EtQ to accelerate innovation efforts and growth strategy
Features faster measurement speed, onscreen averaging, and auto-rotating display
Mathis will provide business development for HACCP certification in the Americas
By 2025, four levels of self-learning technology will be in play
Interlinked system provides seamless link from vendor to supplier on a single platform
The Heico Companies LLC acquires Ancra Systems to leverage its proprietary technology
Add notes to annotation drawings in the form of text, sound, or video
AIAG’s director of corporate responsibility comments on impact of new ethics language in upcoming IATF 16949

More News

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

Supply Chain

Inside Quality Digest Live for February 10, 2017

Scandal! Waste! Jobs! All that and more... but without the exclamation points

Published: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 09:20

Do we have another automotive cheating scandal? Could helping our economy be as easy as just paying our vendors faster? Last week’s Quality Digest Live contained answers to those questions and a discussion between myself and my co-host, Quality Digest publisher Mike Richman. During the show, we covered:

How Speeding Up Payments to Small Businesses Creates Jobs

Believe it or not, studies show that simply paying your vendors faster reduces bankruptcy, puts more money into the economy, and creates jobs.

Muda at the Market

Did you ever wonder while wandering the aisles of your supermarket just how much time is involved in tagging the shelves with product prices? Who does that, anyway?

EPA Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Violating Clean Air Act

Uh-oh. Is this Volkswagen all over again? Eh... maybe, maybe not.

Speed Leadership Workshop With Professor Bob Emiliani

Technology changes quickly. Products change quickly. Management has to keep up. This course could help.

Off Script: A reader asks if automation really is to blame for job loss.

Tune in this coming Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, for our next show. You can watch us either on our home page or our dedicated player page. See you there!

Discuss

About The Author

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest’s picture

Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

Dirk Dusharme is Quality Digest’s editor in chief.