It adds up quickly. An idle factory is probably your most expensive possession. Change the currency to daughter’s weddings.
How many daughter’s weddings equal the cost of an idle factory day? Alice can tell you.
Alice had everything she needed to ship products and make money. Well, almost everything.
She didn’t have shipping labels. Alice had orders, final product, people running the factory, printers to print the shipping labels, and almost everything she needed. Almost everything …
Alice didn’t have shipping label paper for the printer. This happened because she was missing something else.
Alice didn’t have an ERP system that automatically ordered shipping label paper with appropriate lead times when stock ran low. How many daughter’s weddings do you think that cost her?