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Lean Warehousing: The 5S Method

Written By: Rob Schabinger
January 28, 2020

Developing a Lean culture in your organization is a multi-step process and, in this article, we will discuss one step in particular: establishing a 5S program.

Creating a Successful Cross-Docking Operation

Written By: Carlos Minjares
June 26, 2019

One of the best options to reduce waste is to implement cross docking, but it requires careful consideration and planning to be effective.

Leaning on Smart Manufacturing

Written By: Maxx Wright
August 16, 2016
Robotic pickingIn the modern world of industrial robots and manufacturing, there are many new and innovative ideals being proposed as guidelines to streamline the mechanisms cranking out the incredible magnitude of products populating our world today. For instance, the Lean Manufacturing movement. Read: Leaning on Smart Manufacturing

Lean Six Sigma Part I: What is Lean Six Sigma?

Written By: Bastian Solutions
December 09, 2010
Lean Six Sigma diagramOver the course of my career, I have had several employees, colleagues and corporate leaders ask me about Lean Six Sigma. Most simply ask, "What is it?" Literature on Lean Six Sigma includes thousands of books, while online materials have become even more prevalent. Explaining what encompasses Lean Six Sigma can be difficult, but in simplest terms, Lean Six Sigma serves as both a framework and vehicle for quality, innovation and customer satisfaction.

Lean Optimization for Pack Out and Manifest Operations

Written By: Aaron Jones
June 28, 2010
Lean manufacturing is a common production practice. It considers the spending of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer to be a wasteful practice, and thus a target for elimination. Wasteful practices are those practices that do not add value to our customers. When considering each process within your facility it becomes necessary to consider those goods and services that you, as a customer, are willing to pay for and those goods and services that you do not see value in...
Results: 5 Blog Posts found.