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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 400: Inventory Handling is a Key Part of the Supply Chain

Factory worker using application on smart tablet to operate automation for modern trade. Import and export the shipping cargo of global logistic.

Today’s Episode

Travis Smith is Chief Technology Officer and Founder of WithoutWire Inventory Services, which provides an instant view of inventory and the movement of goods, and discusses key shifts in that space on a mobile device with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


Travis Smith

Travis founded WithoutWire after a successful stint as CTO and co-founder of Inetium. Travis has built a highly successful Warehouse Management company that continues to thrive today. Travis has led the company’s expansion into iOS and Android based platforms built using Azure and other Microsoft technologies. Prior to WithoutWire, Travis spent over nine years consulting and architecting business solutions for companies like General Mills, Honeywell, US Bank, Cargill, Lifetouch, and Young America. He is the creator of the original Essential Element product back in November of 1998. Travis spent two years as a senior solutions architect at Rainier Technology based in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he was lead architect for a General Mills project demonstration at the Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 launch event with Bill Gates.


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