Lean Thinking helps you strip away non-essential processes and wasteful activities so you can focus on the core value-added service your customers really want.
During this current economic turbulence, companies need to reduce operational costs but still be able to develop new competitive advantages. That’s why more companies are embracing the concept of Lean Thinking, which was first popularized by Toyota in that company’s efforts to streamline its internal operations so it could focus on those activities that added the most value to customers.
When put into action, “lean” allows companies to serve customers faster, with less space and inventory, lower transaction costs and greater accuracy. Click on image or Document link below to view full article.
Eliminating the nonvalue-added activities, and inventory, is the greatest potential source of improvement in a wholesale-distributor’s performance. Click below to read full article.
Manufacturers with mature Supply Chain practices are 40% more profitable than manufacturers with less mature SCM practices. Read Article by clicking on link below.
Howard W. Coleman has worked with over 145 clients in distribution management and manufacturing consulting engagements.