Journal: Resting On Doctrine

July 5, 2012

in Journal Notes

Rocket Espresso Cup – 3D Printed – Shapeways

Thursday Location:  Seven     ||     7:40 am – 7:40 pm

  • Process improvement:  Worked through a lot of bike orders today to dig into root causes for why we sometime miss estimated ship dates – once a we’ve confirmed a design and are ready to build.  I believe our on-time shipping record is very good from a benchmarking standpoint – although I don’t much care for benchmarking.  We’re working on getting our on-time delivery to 100%.  It’s not particularly difficult but, as always, we have a lot of moving parts when each new order is different from the previous.  Focus on the right few metrics, work to takt time, and communicate.
  • Graphic Design:  We’ve finally completed the white jersey project for the Ride Studio Cafe Racers.  Astounding that today is the day when the order goes to Verge and they’re going to start dying and cutting fabric.  They’ve been super patience.  We’ve been moving so slow in this project that we discussed holding off until next season.  But, I think it’s going to be a long hot summer and I know the team will like them once they have them.
  • Graphic Design:  Mug design for Ride Studio Cafe.  We’ve found the right supplier.  Now onto wrapping up the graphics – with Sal’s help.
  • Graphic Design:  Stickers for Ride Studio Cafe.  Actually two different stickers:
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