Whether you're approving color lab dips digitally


Whether you're approving color lab dips digitally and saving the cost and time of air shipping, saving space by placing boxes closer together on the DC conveyor belt or implementing a lean manufacturing program to better utilize personnel and floor space, removing waste from your supply chain is crucial. This holds true on the cutting floor, where inefficient markers or poorly trained cutters can literally cut out your profits. "I've seen tolerances [in Central America] of two and a half inches on each side of the spread [pieces]," exclaims Joe Finelli, regional director, Latin America, Gerber. He adds that improved training and use of technology in this area would put Central America on better footing to "compete with China."

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