January 21, 2014
Are your New Years Resolutions already forgotten? This year, simply focus on Kaizen.
A Japanese term meaning “good change”, kaizen is one key concepts of Lean Manufacturing. The basic premise is that there is always room for improvement, even in the most routine or trivial task. The result? savings!
We use these methods in our production line, as well as other areas of our business, but they apply to almost anything. I catch myself thinking Lean while doing the dishes - who wouldn’t want to save time there, right?
By taking extra time to reflect on every step of the process, we’ve saved time and money in our production line. Problems, such as missing parts or a defective seam, are opportunities to learn, and are actually seen as a good thing. We’re more worried when there are no problems, because it means that we’re just not seeing them.
October 19, 2023
October 11, 2023
When you order your new bike pannier or convertible backpack pannier you’ll need to select the hook size that best fits your bike’s cargo rack. These hooks—two near the top of the pannier—slot over the horizontal tube(s) of the cargo rack and then a bottom hook on a bungee holds tension for a secure fit.
While it’s a simple system, one of the most common questions we get is: what’s the right hook size for my bike? Click to read more.
September 20, 2023