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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Next R(E)volution of Lean. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. By seeing a business as a

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: The Next R(E)volution of Lean The Next R(E)volution of Lean Source: Business Breakthroughs Inc. Document Type: White Paper Description: By seeing a business as a value system for customers, companies can shift lean strategic priorities towards growth-oriented targets instead of cost-cutting. Instead of squeezing additional margins to boost the bottom line, lean philosophy can increase demand response and sales, while maintaining and lowering cost per unit—thus enabling lower prices, a competitive
4/19/2006 8:35:00 AM

Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Lean Supply Chain. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. When flexibility and speed are requisites for success, it’s the lean organization that leads the race. World-class manufacturing organizations know the value of focusing on the lean fundamentals: eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and continuously improving. By pursuing lean strategies—optimizing inventory and streamlining manufacturing processes—they can reduce inefficiencies and costs in their production processes, and improve customer responsiveness.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: philosophy emphasizes eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and continuous improvement. Lean is about doing more with less: less time, effort, space and money. Lean strategies allow manufacturers to systematically and continuously eliminate the waste that results from inefficient processes, which can include inventory, over production, waiting, transportation, motion, over processing, and defective products. Optimizing inventory and streamlining manufacturing processes are two commonly deployed lean
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

Lean Simplified: Part 1
Take advantage of expertise about lean manufacturing. With all the discussion, books, Web sites, and other materials on the topic of lean manufacturing, it’s hard to know which resources are credible—much less understand the mounds of information. The first part of this series breaks down the definition of lean manufacturing into easy-to-digest concepts and shares the real-life example of a supplier of remanufactured solvents that is working toward the goal of lean. Get tips on how to determine what you need in your production operation and why.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: to do just that: simplify the concepts of lean manufacturing and present them in a manner in which the manufacturer can determine exactly what is needed in the production operation and why. This paper will also take you on a journey of how one company, a leading global supplier of reference test fuels and re-manufactured organic solvents, persists along the lean manufacturing path. What is Lean Manufacturing? Lean manufacturing is A systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through
7/14/2009 11:53:00 AM

Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing
Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing. Get Case Studies and Other Software to Use In Your Self-assessment for 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 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.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Transitioning to Lean with Oracle Flow Manufacturing Source: Oracle Document Type: White Paper Description: 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
7/5/2006 2:19:00 PM

Mobility in Wholesale and Distribution: A Way to Be Lean » The TEC Blog
Mobility in Wholesale and Distribution: A Way to Be Lean » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: distribution, enterprise resource planning, ERP, Mobile, mobile technology, mobility, TEC Vendor Challenge, wholesale, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
03-09-2013

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 2 » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: advanced planning and scheduling, APS, demand solutions, eoq, epei, ERP, group technology, heijunka, kanban, Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing execution system, MES, mto, muda, optimization, preactor, SCM, takt time, value stream mapping, visual production control, vpc, vsm, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
01-12-2010

Adaptive Manufacturing: Enabling the Lean Six Sigma Enterprise
Enabling lean manufacturing and six sigma principles to improve operations requires a nontraditional approach. The old idea that lean manufacturing and six sigma principles don’t require IT isn’t valid anymore. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) applications are critical for enabling holistic, lean manufacturing operations, and work hand-in-hand to better enable consumption—not forecasts—to drive replenishment.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: Adaptive Manufacturing: Enabling the Lean Six Sigma Enterprise Adaptive Manufacturing: Enabling the Lean Six Sigma Enterprise Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: Enabling lean manufacturing and six sigma principles to improve operations requires a nontraditional approach. The old idea that lean manufacturing and six sigma principles don’t require IT isn’t valid anymore. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) applications are critical for enabling holistic,
11/17/2006 2:45:00 PM

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.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: 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

PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development – Part I: An Overview » The TEC Blog
PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development – Part I: An Overview » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: lean, lean product development, LPD, plm, Product Development, product lifecycle management, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
12-11-2009

Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain
Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean methodology, you can proceed through your supply chain transformation to become effectively lean.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Michael Bittner - September 14, 2005 Read Comments Introduction As described in Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain , lean manufacturing can be extended beyond the shop floor and into other supply chain processes. To do this, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities. By keeping in mind some guidelines, a company can effectively transform the supply chain
9/14/2005

3 Key Areas to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques
Continuous process improvement is more critical than ever for manufacturers to become lean. One key area of focus is on the flow of product from supplier to customer. Naturally, any process that impedes the smooth flow of product is a source of additional cost to the company. Download this white paper now and learn about 3 key areas to reduce costs and improve product flow from quote to cash.

SIMPLIFY THE CONCEPTS OF LEAN: 3 Key Areas to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques 3 Key Areas to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques Source: Epicor Document Type: White Paper Description: Continuous process improvement is more critical than ever for manufacturers to become lean. One key area of focus is on the flow of product from supplier to customer. Naturally, any process that impedes the smooth flow of product is a source of additional cost to the company. Download this white paper now and learn about 3 key areas to reduce costs and
1/15/2013 1:30:00 PM


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