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Quality, a fondation
The essential for readers in hurry
Costs Management is a matter of survival in an ever more competitive environment
with ever thinner profit margins.
Quality is a basic requirement. There is no more to advertise about something which counts to the very basics.
Yet the quality turns immediately against the one who doesn't master it.
Delivery times (shorter and shorter) are the third expectation of the customers.
Within few years, thanks to competition, the offer is so aboundant that these three factors Quality, Cost, Delays (QCD)
turned into basic success factors while being offered as competitive advantage only little while ago.
Cause and Effect Diagram with Addition of Cards.
Quality costs raise with the lateness of defect detection.
Double Cost, double waste! Every quality problem leads to double expenses.
Quality and Total Productive Maintenance
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), indicator of TPM is build upon three components, among which
Merging Quality and Supply Chain
"Quality control and logistics department long lived next to each
other without much contact.
Their merging is in progress, because both functions - now transverse - share number of characteristics and objectives"