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  • What is JIT?

    April 16, 2017 - Imagine that you own a bicycle shop, but you just started the business with very little money to carry a lot of inventory such as spare parts like extra wheels, chains, sprockets, inner tubes, among other necessary items used to assemble or repair...
  • What is Gemba Kaizen?

    April 10, 2017 - There is a famous quote by former US President Harry S. Truman that goes, “I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them.” Regardless of what business you...
  • Heijunka

    April 8, 2017 - Have you ever went shopping at a supermarket on a Saturday and the lines are so long, you wish to just leave your cart full of groceries right there in line and walk out the door? This type of situation happens more often than it should because it...
  • Standardized Work Instructions

    April 3, 2017 - ABC Auto Supplier is a manufacturing company that produces safety components for the top automakers all over the world. In their production facility, standardized instructions for operators have been created by management and have been implemented....