Supply Chain Research

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been pouring over the latest iSixSigma survey results about the use of process improvement methodologies and models in the supply chain. So far I’ve found a couple of interesting things…

1. Success factors for implementing Six Sigma in supply chain are pretty consistent with implementing Six Sigma anywhere:

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2. Six Sigma and Lean are pretty evenly used by companies to improve supply chain operations. The real question though is, do companies that use Six Sigma also use Lean? And visa versa. For that you’ll just have to wait…

The full research will be printed in the May/June issue of iSixSigma Magazine. For those that responded to my email I invitation last month and completed the survey, the full results will be delivered to you via email shortly after the Magazine goes out. Thanks.

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