PRESS RELEASE: 4Ward Solutions Group: 3D Process Modeling Service

Contact:   Deric WagnerPhone:     360.210.6094Email:       Deric@4WardConsult.com September 20, 2021 4Ward Solutions Group of Stanwood, WA recently enhanced their 4Ward 3D Process Modeling service to include a full array of services utilizing the latest technology and software.  Our in-house team of veteran experts can map your entire facility to allow you…

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A Renewed Focus for 2021

The importance of making changes for Offsite Manufacturing  By Ben HersheySolutions Provider & CEO4Ward Solutions Group For some it seems like this past year, 2020, has been either a waste or was put on pause.  There have been numerous challenges in our businesses, politics, the economy, our homes, and many more all disrupted by the…

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Change Your Supply Chain Management with Analytics and Systems Integration

By Owen EldridgeSolution Provider, 4Ward Solutions Group This article also appears in The Component Manufacturing Advertiser. Relying on traditional supply chain execution systems is becoming increasingly more difficult, with a mix of global operating systems, pricing pressures, and ever-increasing customer expectations. There are also recent economic impacts such as COVID-19, supply shortages, the global recession,…

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The Battle Within Our Operations

By Ben Hershey, CEO, 4Ward Solutions Group Does this conversation sound familiar? “How fast can we reliably supply that component job to our customer?” asks the sales manager. “And don’t make us look like fools by telling me a date that will never be met or is too far out!”  “I will tell you how…

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PRESS RELEASE: Wood Tech Systems and 4Ward Consulting Group welcome Mike Ruede Jr.

Wood Tech Systems of Muncie, IN and 4Ward Consulting Group of Stanwood, WA are excited to welcome Mike Ruede, Jr. to our independent teams. Having hands-on experience with advanced solution-based equipment, Mike has a broad industry background, which includes robotics. This knowledge comes from his experience working with Finland-based Trussmatic as their North American Technical…

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The Importance of Change Management in Today’s Business Climate

By Ben Hershey, CEO, 4Ward Solutions Group The current global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) has created a severe shortage of PPE across the world. And while regular distribution channels ramp up, we have seen several creative ways some individuals and companies are making changes to support our COVID-19 response, including obtaining and producing…

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Set the Course of Your Business

By Ben Hershey, CEO, 4Ward Consulting Group, LLC Many of us just returned from this year’s BCMC show. How appropriate it was to be in Columbus, a city named after a visionary who discovered the new world, and the theme was “Set Your Course.” In your business, no matter the role you serve, you have…

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The Importance of Change Management in Today’s Business Climate

By Ben Hershey, CEO, 4Ward Solutions Group The current global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) has created a severe shortage of PPE across the world. And while regular distribution channels ramp up, we have seen several creative ways some individuals and companies are making changes to support our COVID-19 response, including obtaining and producing…

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Are Your Managers Equipped for Change?

By Ben Hershey, CEO, The 4Ward Group of Companies Ask yourself this question, true or false: The most resistant group of employees in many component and LBM companies is the frontline employees?  If you answered true, like most people you guessed incorrectly.  It’s not our frontline employees who resist change the most, it’s the managers,…

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