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5 Examples of Quality Control Data Analytics that Save Costs

by Renaud Anjoran on 17 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments

Online retailers have had to become masters at data analytics. They have an ocean of data and can make experiments & get feedback quickly. They keep iterating on how to get visitors to shop more and come back more often.

At the other extreme, many manufacturing and purchasing organizations still live in the pre-digital world. They “touch” many data that are, unfortunately, not collected in a database for analysis. 

That’s a pity. Using relatively simple statistical tools can provide many actionable ideas for cutting defect rates, supplier risks, and operational costs. Machine learning should come much later.

Topics: quality inspections, quality control software, quality improvement, supplier improvement, corrective action plans, data analysis

The 3 Levels of Corrective Action Plans (CAP)

by Renaud Anjoran on 29 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
 

How to drive improvements in your company, and in your suppliers' factories? A very common approach is to request a CAP (Corrective Action Plan) when a problem comes up.
However, issuing a one-size-fits-all CAP for each issue makes little sense. There are actually 3 complexities of problems. Let's explore each and a relevant plan of action here...

Topics: quality improvement, 8D problem solving tool, supplier improvement, DMAIC, PDCA, corrective action plans

7 Tips To Start a Quality Auditing Program to Cuts Your Risks

by Renaud Anjoran on 16 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
 
Have you decided to start auditing your suppliers’ factories? Or maybe some parts of your company/group? 
In our previous article,   Why Auditing your Suppliers’ Factories Will Cut Your Costs, we outlined some general principles.
Subsequently, here are 7 practical tips for your team to follow when starting the audit.

Topics: factory audit, supplier improvement