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Chapter 7- Move it or Lose It: Five Keys to Lean Material Management (eChapter from The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road) Image

Chapter 7- Move it or Lose It: Five Keys to Lean Material Management (eChapter from The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road)


Author(s)/Editor(s): Mr Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino
Published By:
SME

Pages in Print Edition: 8PP

Published: 12/01/2005
Product ID:
BK05PUB51_E_CH-7
ISBN:
978-1-62104-005-7

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Description

Five key concepts are presented in this chapter to help a company take a fresh look at lean transformation for material management. Using these five concepts as the basis for assessment, a company’s leaders will be able to avoid typical gaps and barriers, stay on course, and make effective judgments and improvements. The five keys to lean materials management are:1. Information blindness2. Eliminate the white space3. Right-size everything — right tool, right place, right time, and right cost4. Moving one inch is still a transport5. Eliminate functional tunnel vision