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  • Lean Mind

    Hi All, today , during my travel from the house to the work I reflected on something that I always reputed as a my limit, I have not a big memory !! Reflecting now I think that fortunately it is not a limit but it is an advantage and with this post I try to explain the reasons. How many memori...

    Tags: just in time, inventory, WIP, lean mind, lean manufacturing

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  • How to Make “Just in Time” Work – Part 2

    In my previous posts I explained what “Just in Time” is, and started with different actions on how to make “Just in Time” work. As it turns out, there are a lot of things you can do, and one blog post was not enough. So here’s part two on how to make “Just in T...

    Tags: Inventory, Lean Tools, Information Flow, Material Flow, just in time

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  • Ask Art: Why Do I Need to Switch From Batch to Flow?

    Moving from batch to flow reveals the waste in your processes and simplifies your work at a systems level, says Art Byrne. It creates simplicity, and a productive tension to deal with problems as they occur, as well as other strategic benefits. Original: https://www.lean.org/lp/865 By: A...

    Tags: capability development, just in time, Flow, Problem solving, quality

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  • Lessons from Perfecting the Pour Over

    For years my wife and I had been fans of our Keurig.  Pop in a pod and in a minute you had a decent cup of coffee.  Simple, clean, and seemingly “lean” since the process was optimized with very little waste.  That changed when The Atlantic published an article in 2015 d...

    Tags: Lean, 5S, coffee, coffee maker, just in time, kaizen, kettle, Keurig, pour over, standard work, waste

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  • Presentationeze.com

    The Information you need, provided in a easy to understand, visual format.

    Tags: Lean Manufacturing, Just In Time, Statistical Process Control, Process Validation, TQM

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  • Muri and Mura: Kingman’s Seven Lessons

    More than 100 flights cancelled and delays of sometimes over 20 hours with consequences for over 76,000 travelers. That was the sad result of Vueling’s planning policies according to an article in last week’s Dutch Financial Times and (in English) in El Pais. Experts stated ...

    Tags: Just-in-Time (JIT), News, Heijunka, JIT, Just in Time, Kanban, Lean, Mura, Muri, Planning, Waste, Yamazumi

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  • Delivering upon the Promise of Kanban

    Kanban implementations are often disappointing and short lived. Companies are promised better service, lower inventories and level demand. But more often the system is abandoned after a short period as it has turned the shop floor into chaos… What went wrong? We should understand a kanban...

    Tags: Built-in Quality (Jidoka), Just-in-Time (JIT), Coaching, Continual Improvement, Flow, Jidoka, JIT, Just in Time, Kaizen, Kanban, Leader Standard Work, Leadership, Lean, Problem-Solving, Pull, Standardization, Supply Chain, Value Stream

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  • Improving Flow: Selling “Level Selling”

    When you have been working on improving flow across the value stream, I am sure you have come across a situation where customers seem to order infrequently and erratically. We do our best and level the demand using the principle of heijunka, but still, this increases inventory and lead time. As a...

    Tags: Just-in-Time (JIT), Supplier Integration, JIT, Just in Time, Kanban, Lean, Pull, Purchasing, Sales, Supply Chain, Value Stream

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  • Using “Every Part, Every Interval” (EPEI) in Pull Flow

    End of 2014, early 2015, Christoph Roser wrote an interesting series of posts about leveling and heijunka that already triggered me at the time, as I have personally been involved in many leveling, pull flow, kanban and EPEI initiatives during my career. And although in many cases I can align mys...

    Tags: Just-in-Time (JIT), Reviews, Changeover, EPEI, Heijunka, JIT, Just in Time, Kanban, Lean, Pull, SMED, Supply Chain, Value Stream

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  • Are You on the Way to Perfect Flow? (Part 3)

    This is the third and last post in a series of three about knowing whether you are on your way to perfect flow. The better your flow, the more profitable your business will be and the more returns it will deliver. But how to know where you stand in terms of flow? And how to evaluate whether you p...

    Tags: Just-in-Time (JIT), DBR, DDMRP, Flow, JIT, Just in Time, Kanban, Lead Time, Lean, MRP, QRM, Smoothness, Supply Chain, Throughput Time, Value Stream, Velocity

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