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WBSP043: Grow Your Business by Learning Key Nuances From the Wine Importer Distribution Industry w/ Nelson Abreu
In this episode, we have our guest Nelson Aberu from 3050 Imports, who discusses the wine importer and distribution business’s nuances and supply chain challenges. We also had a chance to touch on the different contracting and system interaction requirements of the wine importer industry. Finally, we touched on the nuances associated with Wine importer
WBSP042: Grow Your Business Through Innovative Packaging w/ Mark Oser
In this episode, we have our guest Mark Oser from Anteris Consulting Group, who discusses How to launch new products through innovative packaging. He also shares his insights into how to take new product packaging ideas from concept to design. Finally, he sheds light on design challenges that COOs and CFOs must be aware of,
WBSP041: Grow Your Business by Improving Your Relationship With International Suppliers w/ Francois Jaffres
In this episode, we have our guest Francois Jaffres from Noviland, who discusses what manufacturers need to know about working with international suppliers. He also shares his insights into why the transactional approach does not work while collaborating with international suppliers. Finally, he shared what other options companies might have to access international supplier markets
WBSP040: Grow Your Business by Applying 5S’s of LEAN to Your Processes w/ Paul Critchley
In this episode, we have our guest Paul Critchley from New England Lean Consulting, who discusses practical examples of how to apply the 5S LEAN principles to your organization. He also shares his insights into how the needs for LEAN differ in high-volume organizations such as Automobile from job shops. Finally, he clears some of
WBSP039: Grow Your Business by Preventing Facility Disruptions and Understanding Trends Through Contact Tracing w/ Amanda Schleede
In this episode, we have our guest Amanda Schleede, who discusses how manufacturers and retailers can better manage disruptions associated with COVID spread. She also provides insight into reporting requirements related to COVID. Finally, we have had a chance to describe how contact tracing works and how it can help manufacturers understand and analyze trends.
WBSP038: Grow Your Business by Ruling Social Media Through Trust and Authenticity w/ Lorena Acosta
In this episode, we have our guest Lorena Acosta, who takes us through her journey of amassing millions of followers on LinkedIn. She also discusses the most critical factors that are important for anyone to be successful on social media and with thought leadership content. Finally, she discusses the mistakes executives make in focusing on
WBSP037: Grow Your Business by Identifying Your Ideal Customer Profile and Mapping Customer Journey w/ Jeff White
In this episode, we have our guest Jeff White, who discusses why it is so important to identify the ideal customer profile for your offerings to streamline your growth. He also discusses why mapping customer journeys are critical to providing a seamless customer experience irrespective of whether you acquire customers through physical or digital channels.
WBSP036: Grow Your Business by Fixing Your Dirty Data w/ Susan Walsh
In this episode, we have our guest Susan Walsh, who discusses how to normalize your product, customer, and vendor master data to avoid planning and forecasting issues with your inventory. She also shares several stories where she has been personally involved in cleaning companies’ financial and operational data and the impact such activities have had
WBSP035: Grow Your Business by Re-Evaluating Your Technology Options During Downturn w/ Laurie McCabe
In this episode, we have our guest Laurie McCabe, who discusses how technology can help struggling businesses be more efficient during downturns. She also touches on different technology trends and ERP ecosystems, how they have evolved and what changes you might expect in the future. Finally, she helps SMB business owners understand their technology options.