Tag Archives: Lean

Supply Chain Cost Drivers: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

The wastes that are part of lean thinking are well-documented, waste being defined as anything that doesn’t add value to the customer or that a customer would not be willing to pay for. The classic seven wastes in lean thinking …

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Lean Suppliers: Thinking Out of the Box (of inventory)

 A lean supply chain is a dynamic ecosystem comprised of processes, products and firms that work together smoothly to deliver products and services and add value to the entire network as they meet customer requirements in a cost-effective manner. Given …

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Lean Supply Chains – What Are They?

The term “lean supply chain” is bandied about by many to the point where the term is becoming a bit generic or even meaningless. Just like the lean enterprise, the lean supply chain is easy to understand, but harder to

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