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New trade agreement terms favor high-wage labor

Dairy, cultural protections, and dispute resolution measures remain as the final core obstacles for the US-Canada closure of the second phase of NAFTA-replacement negotiations.  On August 27th, President Donald Trump announced that the United States and Mexico reached an new agreement on trade that would replace NAFTA. During the 2016 elections, both political parties railed on NAFTA and promised reforms and renegotiation.

09 December 2018
Case Study
‘Lighthouse’ Operational Improvement

Situation:
Seraph was engaged by two OEMs to simultaneously improve a Supplier’s operations and improve material flow. The plant operation was being supported onsite by both OEMs in … logistics and quality functions. There was a nee.. for the Supplier to have their own support onsite to conduct day- to- day operations and to develop a “lighthouse,” or pilot area of improvements within the plant. The “lighthouse” goal was to demonstrate stabilization within logistics and quality functions with the Supplier’s resources.

01 July 2018