and innovation has always been defined by the ability to make more more
efficiently for less money.
less? Or more specifically, to make just
Operations in Ada, MI Lauren Walker faces.
supply chain, there is power in making many,' said Walker. 'It's a complete
mindshift change to make fewer.'
While most major manufacturers look
overseas, Amway is investing more than $175 million in manufacturing within the
as the new plants go up to accommodate a 'need one; make one' model.
undertaking made even tougher given Amway's extensive portfolio spanning more than 450 personal care, household, nutrition and cleaning products.
'You have to get good at things you don't necessarily
want to do, like changeovers,' Walker noted.
interview series'Lauren Walker discusses how one of the world's largest direct-to-consumer
sales businesses is betting on supply chain innovation to buck the definitive trend
of the industrial age.
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Marc Dresner is IIR USA's sr. editor and special communication project lead. He is the former executive editor of Research Business Report, a publication for the marketing research and consumer insights industry. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him @mdrezz.