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“Okay who put in the suggestion box eliminating my position?”
Earl W. Engleman
A close second place!
“Three votes for pizza, one vote for Tex-Mex. Well, at least that’s SOME progress.”
"No, Veronica, cutting Bob's salary by 50% because he's the warehouse manager is not a reasonable suggestion."
“Come on, Barney, you said 'You can’t get blood from a stone!' last week!”
System Planning Corp.
“Due to budget cuts this meeting has been cancelled.”
“It will take a special kind of team to get through these tough times. Specifically, it will take a much smaller team.”
“I know that we shouldn’t judge during brainstorming, but ‘Fire Bob’ just seems a bit harsh…”
“Sorry, just got this note from the CFO… All Supply Chain Brian Storming has been outsourced.”
“OK, ‘Stop selling; eliminate all outbound freight’ is on the board. Let’s keep ideas flowing.”
“No, I don’t think that eliminating the VP of Supply Chain is going to be an acceptable solution.”
The Supply Chain Center
“Based on Tom and Sue's earlier input, they won't be attending this meeting anymore. So who would like to start off today's meeting?”
CF Managing Movement
"Is firing all of the "so-called forecasters" really going to save us any money?"
"Now that we are featured on SCDigest better do some real brain storming."
“Management should be joining us shortly. Their Learjet was delayed returning from their convention in the Caymans.”
“Supply chain, cost reduction?” Isn't that an oxymoron?”
"Okay, who's the wise guy that submitted 'Stop wasting time with cost reduction brainstorming meetings?'"
"A consultant told the CEO that on average supply chains contain 25% waste, now he wants to know which one of us is the “waste”?"
Bradley R Morris
NSE Products, Inc.
“You know if we just leave the stuff where it is we would save a bundle.”
“Write the meeting title bigger…we don’t have enough ideas to fill the board otherwise!”
"Okay, the first idea to cut costs from our suggestion box is to stop having Supply Chain Cost Reduction Brainstorming Sessions."
“In a effort to reduce cost and paper, you will have to memorize the following, no note taking will be permitted.”
“Our facilitator couldn’t be here today, so, I’ll be leading today’s session. I can’t find any section in our procedures manual that explains How To Brainstorm.”
Triad Logistics Partners, LLC