3rd party trucks offer you flexibility and variable costs. Depending on the type of your business, the safer solution usually is a mixture of owned and 3rd party
The people, as for every department.
Invest on training them, use rotation plans and share your vision with them.
Richard Branson said: "train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to".
Because of the recession there are thousands of sqm free all over Greece.
You can do cherry picking and rent the most suitable building for you with low rents. It’ s a matter of CAPEX vs OPEX
If you have a long term plan and clear strategy, buying or building could be an option
There are always many ways to count the productivity.
The challenge is not the systems but the metrics.
The fewer and simpler kpi’s you have, the better.
Because everything has to be scanned and monitored real time
Because you want reliable statistics and minimum mistakes
Because your lots and your expiry dates must be followed 100%
The procedures must be simple and easy to adapt for staff with significant turnover.
The people who will write the procedures must have a very good knowledge of the business
Photos help a lot
The implementation of ISO must be gradual and not one off.
Steve Jobs said: "Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains."