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"[our salespeople are] able to interact at a level of
detail and operational understanding that allows
them to bridge the customers' needs with what we
can provide from a solution standpoint."

the "house of quality" philosophy
is a set of overlapping controls
that guarantee each trailer is
properly made.

pany. "We take a very holistic approach
to continuous improvement and quality management," Yeagy says. "Many
organizations will think about it as a
manufacturing floor activity only. We
really believe to maximize the shop
floor that quality and continuous improvement starts in the office."

Exceeding Expectations
without additional headcount.
Those continuous improvement efforts are not limited to manufacturing,
but extend throughout the entire com-

To ensure that every product meets
custom specifications, Wabash National follows a philosophy it calls "House of
Quality." Yeagy describes it as an over-

lapping set of controls that includes
hard gates of inspection on the shop
floor, postproduction evaluation, and
incoming inspection and vendor quality review. The Lafayette facility is ISO
9001 and 14001 certified, but Wabash
National's quality process is even more
stringent. "The systems that we are
GC3 Companies are committed to providing professional Transportation Services, with climate-controlled
warehousing, overhead crane capabilities, quality-dedicated Logistics and value-added Freight Management.
We are focused on consistency, and are driven by
communications.

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