Robots Flippy, Sippy, and Chippy Used in Fast Food Kitchens

The use of robots in restaurants continues to expand.

For example, Flippy the robot has been around since 2018, flipping burgers. It even worked at Dodger Stadium. Since Flippy’s introduction, improvements to Flippy have been made. Flippy 2.0 has expanded from making burgers to operating fry stations. White Castle plans to install over 100 robot cooks in its kitchens.

Flippy is also used by Wing Stop for the last step in the wing making process. Chippy, an iteration of Flippy, makes chips […]

A False Sense of Safety for Toyota Drivers

Toyota’s commitment to excellence is legendary. This image is now tarnished.

Daihatsu, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, has been involved in a series of scandals involving the falsification of safety compliance tests. The news has damaged Toyota’s reputation for reliability and safety. Over the years, the company has survived multiple recalls and lawsuits. This post explores what the company can do to regain customers’ trust.


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Milk Carton Shortage Threatens Lean Services

A supply chain problem for fresh food and beverage packaging manufacturers has led to a shortage of half-pint milk cartons for dairies.

The carton shortage affects milk served in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and prisons.  Officials across the country are preparing for the shortage with backup plans that range from limiting milk choices to skipping milk offerings altogether.


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Target’s Return to Lean Inventories Is Lucrative

Is Lean Back?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, disruptions in the supply chain and shortages cast doubt on the viability of lean inventories. Facing a surge in demand in 2021, retailers tried to replenish their empty shelves with large orders and increased inventory capacity. As demand subsides and is expected to peak “softly” during the 2023 holiday season, Target has shrunk its inventory levels. The cost reduction has enabled the retail giant to show profits despite lower sales.


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