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The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in order to monitor the effectiveness of the program. Discover why it works.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in
2/29/2008 11:15:00 AM

Lean Manufacturing
In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the most out of it for your particular organization.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Lean Manufacturing Lean Manufacturing Source: Glovia International Document Type: White Paper Description: In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the
9/23/2013 3:27:00 PM

Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
Lean is not an overnight quick-fix; it is an unending commitment. As lean thinking has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one end-to-end enterprise software suite delivers.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one end-to-end enterprise software suite delivers. Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Customer Relationship Management (CRM),
4/27/2012 9:28:00 AM

Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. Solutions and Other Documents to Characterize Your Acquisition, In Relation To Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effectively fulfill demand and identify how to gain additional profits from their inventories.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Source: SYSPRO Document Type: White Paper Description: Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory
11/3/2006 3:54:00 PM

Ten Ways Robots Enhance Lean Manufacturing Environments
Traditionally, robots have not played a prominent role in the implementation of lean strategies. However, due to their repeatability, speed, accuracy, and flexibility, the role of robots in lean implementations is constantly increasing. Automation equipment, which includes robots, is rapidly becoming a core component to lean manufacturing and the reduction of manufacturing costs. Download this white paper to learn more about the 10 ways large and small manufacturers are benefiting from robotic automation in lean manufacturing environments.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Ten Ways Robots Enhance Lean Manufacturing Environments Ten Ways Robots Enhance Lean Manufacturing Environments Source: ABB Document Type: White Paper Description: Traditionally, robots have not played a prominent role in the implementation of lean strategies. However, due to their repeatability, speed, accuracy, and flexibility, the role of robots in lean implementations is constantly increasing. Automation equipment, which includes robots, is rapidly becoming a core component to lean manufacturing and
10/4/2011 2:15:00 AM

Step Up to Lean Manufacturing—Make Value Flow Through Your Bottleneck
Manufacturers everywhere are turning to “lean manufacturing” to help them combat competition from low-cost countries and meet the increasing demands from customers for shorter lead times, more product variety and smaller orders. Lean manufacturing is a philosophy that focuses on customer value-adding activities, elimination of waste and continuous improvement in order to meet pull-driven customer demand.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Step Up to Lean Manufacturing—Make Value Flow Through Your Bottleneck Step Up to Lean Manufacturing—Make Value Flow Through Your Bottleneck Source: Intentia International Document Type: White Paper Description: Manufacturers everywhere are turning to “lean manufacturing” to help them combat competition from low-cost countries and meet the increasing demands from customers for shorter lead times, more product variety and smaller orders. Lean manufacturing is a philosophy that focuses on customer
9/23/2005 3:09:00 PM

Lean Simplified: Part Two
Lean Simplified: Part Two.Templates and Other Package to Use In Your Complex System of Lean Simplified. Part one of the “Lean Simplified” series looked at manufacturing wastes, lean principles, and the benefits of lean manufacturing. Here, in Part two, you’ll be taken through the action stage of lean practices: implementing lean. Understand the “5S” program toward implementing lean and begin laying the foundation of a discipline that is necessary for effective implementation of more complicated lean tools such as kanban.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: objective of keeping the concepts of lean manufacturing simple, part two takes us to the action stage of lean practices: implementation. We ll also see how the rest of the story unfolds for GPC. Having successfully completed phase one of lean, identifying wastes, GPC moved forward with the remaining phases, and is enjoying the benefits of their efforts. The 5 S s of Lean Manufacturing Many companies start with a 5S program in implementing lean. Adherence to a 5S program establishes simple, easily
8/14/2009 10:47:00 AM

Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer s Guide
It's easy to find outsimply download TEC's lean and green manufacturing buyer's guide.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer s Guide Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer s Guide What s new in the world of lean and green manufacturing? It s easy to find out—simply download TEC s Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer s Guide . Here you ll discover how the green movement is impacting manufacturing in all of these key areas: software, technology, process, costs, and regulatory compliance. You ll also get a buyer s guide to green solutions from 10 of the leading environmental software vendors, and
7/14/2009

How Can Fashion Companies Benefit from Lean Supply Chains?
Fashion companies need to respond quickly and strategically to major changes occurring in today’s global supply chains.Implementing a lean supply chain management strategy can enable cost savings and more efficient operations by realigning process according to a demand-driven model. Lean supply chain management uses Web-based technologies to create and maintain dynamic supplier networks. Such networks are able to deliver the highest customer value at the lowest cost. It also lays the groundwork for the next level of hands-free, wireless radio frequency identification-enabled processes.Intentia, in cooperation with industry experts, have written a series of thought leadership white papers on the concept of implementing lean supply chain in the fashion industry. The first of this series, “Lean Is Fashionable”, explores the impact of lean practices in the fashion and apparel industry during a period of momentous change.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: How Can Fashion Companies Benefit from Lean Supply Chains? How Can Fashion Companies Benefit from Lean Supply Chains? Source: Intentia International Document Type: White Paper Description: Fashion companies need to respond quickly and strategically to major changes occurring in today’s global supply chains. Implementing a lean supply chain management strategy can enable cost savings and more efficient operations by realigning process according to a demand-driven model. Lean supply chain management uses
11/11/2005 2:07:00 PM

Integrating Lean Practices and ERP
Many organizations are undertaking some form of lean initiative, but if one were to ask one hundred different people, one would probably different explanations from each person. With a variety of methods, techniques, and terms bandied about, many are forced to use the same definition that the late Justice Potter Stewart used for pornography: “I know it when I see it.” Shop floor practices that move inventory to the point of consumption, like kanban, are also associated with lean. But what really is lean? And does it go beyond the shop floor to impacts all areas of the business?

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Integrating Lean Practices and ERP Integrating Lean Practices and ERP Source: mcaConnect LLC Document Type: White Paper Description: Many organizations are undertaking some form of lean initiative, but if one were to ask one hundred different people, one would probably different explanations from each person. With a variety of methods, techniques, and terms bandied about, many are forced to use the same definition that the late Justice Potter Stewart used for pornography: “I know it when I see it.”
9/2/2005 11:29:00 AM

Enabling the Lean Enterprise: A Three-tiered Approach to Improving Your Operations
Many companies have used lean principles to move from a decentralized corporate management mode to a hybrid model—recognizing that different functions require different levels of centralized management to be efficient and effective. An effective lean transformation eliminates more than the most obvious areas of wasted time and resource. Find out how lean must address the unique requirements of various business processes.

CONCEPTS OF LEAN MANUFACTURE: Enabling the Lean Enterprise: A Three-tiered Approach to Improving Your Operations Enabling the Lean Enterprise: A Three-tiered Approach to Improving Your Operations Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: Many companies have used lean principles to move from a decentralized corporate management mode to a hybrid model—recognizing that different functions require different levels of centralized management to be efficient and effective. An effective lean transformation eliminates more than the
6/3/2009 2:45:00 PM


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