For Sonic Manufacturing Technologies, the No. 1 goal is making customers happy and successful. “Everything is so razor focused on that one goal,” Vice President of Supply Chain David Ginsberg declares. Regardless of schedule compression or engineering changes, delivering on time is Sonic’s highest priority.
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In many companies, he notes, the various departments are at odds. For example, financial departments are incentivized to reduce inventory while customer service...
Energy usage is under strict surveillance as many states push hard to lower their carbon footprint. California has been particularly aggressive in these goals and in 2017, the California Public Utilities Commission introduced the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan which sets specific goals for the development of zero net energy buildings.
An energy-efficient building is defined as one where the actual annual consumed energy is less than or equal to the on-site renewable generated...