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Using Your Manufacturing Execution System to Engage Employees

According to Gallup's 2017 State of the American Workplace, only 25 percent of U.S. manufacturing employees are engaged, meaning they are involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and employers. An equal percentage are actively disengaged. These disengaged employees negatively impact their coworkers and cost employers anywhere from $483 billion to $605 billion each year in lost productivity.

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GS1 Standards: A Better Trail of Breadcrumbs for Supply Chain Management

GS1 Standards: A Better Trail of Breadcrumbs for Supply Chain Management

By Jack Payne, VP, Product Management & Solutions Consulting

Those who remember the tale of Hansel and Gretel probably recall that they left a trail of breadcrumbs through the woods to help them find their way home. But do you remember what happened to those breadcrumbs? That’s right: Birds ate them and the brother and sister ended up lost.

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