Podcast: Finding Success in Reshoring

Manufacturing Revival Radio talks with the president of light transportation manufacturer E-Z-GO.
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\"DreamlandManufacturing Revival Radio is a Dreamland Radio production with hosts Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood. On this show, we feature the companies, the leaders, the innovators leading the charge and driving the innovation. Through the blood, sweat, and tears of working men and women from here at home, to around the world. Learn more at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

For today’s episode, we were joined again by Kevin Holleran, president of E-Z-GO.

E-Z-GO received the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence in 2009 and within that same year, the company’s Augusta facility was named one of Industry Week magazine’s top 10 manufacturing plants in North America. During our discussion, Kevin shared his insights into what has led to such award-winning success within his own organization.

E-Z-GO provides light transportation, building thousands of vehicles each year from its world headquarters in Augusta. E-Z-GO builds dozens of unique vehicle models under the E-Z-GO, Cushman and Bad Boy Buggies brands. Besides the golf cars with which it is often identified, E-Z-GO also manufactures utility vehicles for work and recreation, personnel shuttles and material-handling machines.

Show Notes and Highlights

  • How E-Z-GO has found success in reshoring
  • How, by utlizing key partnerships, E-Z-GO has obtained access to new markets
  • The importance of communication and ownership at all levels of an organization

Click on the play button above to listen to the interview, or download the audio file at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

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