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Ed Grinde

Ed Grinde

Semi-Retired Lean Accounting Executive

Former executive vice president and CFO of Empire Comfort Systems.

Articles by Ed Grinde
How a Lean Quoting Process Helps You Capture High-Value Opportunities, Part 3
Setting up a Daily Opportunity Review Board helps your company strategically respond to high-value customer inquiries. More »
Creating a Lean Quoting Process to Support Your Lean Transformation, Part 2
When you view your lean transformation as a growth strategy, you’ll want to develop a lean quoting process that responds to customer inquiries faster than the competition and allows you to focus on high-value opportunities. Here’s a process that’s designed to quickly complete 95+% of all quotes, which frees up your value stream quoting team to spend time on the handful of large and/or special quotes that will truly increase your company’s profits. More »
Why a Lean Transformation Requires a New Quoting Process, Part 1
How to ensure your lean transformation leads to improved profitability. More »