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Lean Maintenance: Best Practices to Turn Asset Management into a Profit Center
It’s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of

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Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply
Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product

lean managment  market, often under a Lean initiative. Leaders are implementing collaborative demand and inventory planning solutions that support multi-site visibility across their growing number of facilities and partners (see Figure 2). Vertical Expansion: Many industrial companies are expanding into new industry-specific applications that leverage niche areas of expertise. Diversifying hedges against an economic downturn in any one segment and can also provide fuller solution coverage to conglomerates. In addition to Read More...
Talent Supply Chain Management: An Alarming Look at the Mismatch between Talent Strategies, Processes, and Corporate Objectives
A survey of professional services firms shows a serious disconnect between the desired operational state of the firms and their current ability to achieve that

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The High Costs of Non-compliance for Manufacturers
What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive

lean managment  globally. Clearly, compliance and lean manufacturing are working for Toyota. IBM - Turning recycling and compliance into a sustainable business model starts with the GARS unit of IBM collecting 20,000 end-of-lease machines each week and then either reselling, refurbishing, or dismantling them, contributing less than 2% to landfill. This recycling operation also contributes several million in revenue to IBM's leasing operations. Sun Microsystems - Focusing on trimming down the energy usage of its servers, Read More...
Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing
Extending supply lines overseas brings new commercial and operational challenges that are far more complex than ever before. Enterprises are exposed to an

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Lean Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean?
How can we determine the right maintenance strategy for a specific asset? To meet the objectives of lean, we need to evaluate the cost of failure in terms of

lean managment  Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean? Introduction Lean manufacturing has been widely accepted as an approach to business improvement. The business benefits of lean have been extensively documented. Asset management should play a role in lean. Lean manufacturing's focus is eliminating waste, for example: Inventory—Inventory must always be minimized. Defect correction—Resources spent on defect correction are waste. Unnecessary processing—All unnecessary activities, particularly non-value-adding ones, Read More...
Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results
The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on

lean managment  the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to do so faster and better than their competitors. This white paper highlights how companies are doing just that by relying on strategic lean Read More...
Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing
Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom

lean managment  to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Lean execution strategies within enterprises and across supply chains can dramatically reduce cycle times, improve quality, reduce waste, and improve bottom lines. In other words, lean is more than an advantage: it is a competitive necessity. Oracle’s Flow Manufacturing module capabilities in lean execution can enable the transition from a discrete, push-based manufacturing environment to a flow, pull-based one. Read More...
5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
Lean delivers what companies need in today's competitive world: shorter lead times, improved quality, reduced cost, increased profit, improved productivity, and

lean managment  Can Help You Implement Lean Lean delivers what companies need in today's competitive world: shorter lead times, improved quality, reduced cost, increased profit, improved productivity, and better customer service. Lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning and lean work well together: the five lean principles are supported and enhanced by the information control and management tools delivered by end-to-end enterprise software suites. Read More...
The Transformation of the Lean Enterprise
Over the past 30–40 years, manufacturers have made dramatic leaps in improving their businesses by using lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques. The

lean managment  Transformation of the Lean Enterprise Over the past 30–40 years, manufacturers have made dramatic leaps in improving their businesses by using lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques. The systems these businesses use, however, have changed relatively little in comparison. The ERP systems manufacturing companies rely on to run their business are greatly at odds with the strategy and processes lean manufacturers use to maintain their competitive advantage. Read More...
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

lean managment  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. Read More...
Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution
This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a

lean managment  Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a culture, philosophy, process, and methodology. A main goal in becoming more lean, to become more efficient and profitable at every iteration, can be brought about in ways such as analyzing end-to-end processes and determining how to deliver more with less and becoming more organized. Improved results Read More...
Workforce and Expense Management Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives: Applying Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to Workforce and Expense Management
Lean manufacturing initiatives and strategies can also be effectively applied toward a business’s largest controllable expense: its workforce. This paper

lean managment  and Expense Management Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives: Applying Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to Workforce and Expense Management Lean manufacturing initiatives and strategies can also be effectively applied toward a business’s largest controllable expense: its workforce. This paper examines lean manufacturing workforce management initiatives, the opportunities and benefits they provide, and the enterprise applications available to manage and support them. Read More...
Lean Manufacturer: TigerStop
Based in Vancouver, Washington (US), TigerStop LLC is the global leader in stop/gauge and pusher systems designed to improve the efficiency of manufacturing

lean managment  Manufacturer: TigerStop Based in Vancouver, Washington (US), TigerStop LLC is the global leader in stop/gauge and pusher systems designed to improve the efficiency of manufacturing processes in the plastics, woodworking, and metal industries. Having experienced business-jeopardizing technical issues with the company’s initial customer relationship management (CRM) system, TigerStop went to the market in search of a viable CRM system. Read More...
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

lean managment  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 Read More...

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