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Improve Buy In with a Visual Action Plan

Published: April 28, 2017
We want to improve team buy in and take your action plan to the next level by making it visual. We’ll go into what is a visual action plan, with examples and why it’s important for team buy in while rolling out the plan to achieve your goals. ... Read more
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Developing an Action Plan for Real World Improvements

Published: April 24, 2017
This article is to remind you of the importance of thinking through the creation of an action plan, making sure your plan is as good as it can be with the time and information you have at the time, and then GETTING IT DONE! And then remember to review and make changes as you need to, to achieve your goal. ... Read more

Lean Tools to Support a Make to Order Production System

Published: April 5, 2017
Here we will look at three key Lean Manufacturing tools to help support the implementation of a make to order production system. Each tools addresses a different issue and when done well, they do complement each other. ... Read more
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How Do You Reduce Lead Time in Your Supply Chain?

Published: April 5, 2017
Excessively long lead times are the single biggest factor leading to poor supply chain performance. If your business is suffering with excessive lead times from suppliers, especially international suppliers, then this article will provide some practical tips on how to reduce your lead times. ... Read more