How do you know when your firm’s operations are too lean? Join us as author and consultant Robert Sher explains how certain midsize firms mistakenly curtail critical planning in order to keep themselves lean and mean.
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The Cost of Limited Planning
“If you’re planning only a month or two ahead and you start to reach capacity, by the time you realize that you need to expand your capacity, you could soon be experiencing five months of operational meltdown. A midsize company has to make certain to keep the forecasting horizon longer than the lead time required to build operational infrastructure, so that it can keep delivering the quality and timeliness its customers (expect it to maintain).”
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