Re: More than 50% of Americans say they are worse off now under Obama
- From: F. George McDuffee <gmcduffee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 04:40:11 -0600
On Sun, 19 Dec 2010 10:25:03 -0500, clutch@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
D Murphy <dmurf154@xxxxxxx> wrote:============
What I find interesting is the role of inventories in the economy
nowadays. There is very little inventory held anymore, and I've never
seen the spigot shut off so fast in my life. There seems to be more of a
struggle in turning it back on as fast as it can be shut off.
Inventory seems to be non-existant. I've got automated lines that I've been adding repair
stock for since we can't afford having them down. I'm constantly finding 8-18 week leads
for catalog items. What happened to JIT?
JIT was killed when the name was hijacked, and business as
A major contributing factor is business as usual is
increasingly the off shoring of most basic manufacturing
such that the items required are now produced in another
country to their schedules and control, and must be
-- Unka George (George McDuffee)
The past is a foreign country;
they do things differently there.
L. P. Hartley (1895-1972), British author.
The Go-Between, Prologue (1953).
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