There are lots of traditional manufacturing travelers and paper work instructions causing problems in otherwise innovative and successful manufacturing businesses. In this article, I’ll explore why they are used and what alternatives manufacturing companies have? Why are Travelers not Working? Travelers are a great initial solution to the problem of instructing the shop floor what to build and how to build it. However, the main problem with paper-based travelers is that they cause lots of duplicated work. Each production operator must fill in details as they work. This is done by recording measurements, signing their name or using their stamp […] Read more