Contact Us

Lean Tools and Techniques

vsm workshop

Overcoming the Stumbling Blocks of Value Stream Mapping

Published: November 15, 2016
Previously we talked about the stumbling blocks with creating a value stream map. Here we will look at ways of overcoming the stumbling block in the four key areas of getting started, pulling our team together, creating the map and then implementing the actions. ... Read more
Business process map Value stream mapping

Potential Stumbling Blocks When Creating a Value Stream Map

Published: November 8, 2016
Understanding your company’s “Value Stream” is an important part of your Lean Manufacturing journey, regardless of what type of products you are making or services you are offering. Today we will look at stumbling blocks when using the Value Stream Mapping approach in your business. ... Read more

Address Old Problems with The Six Big Losses in Manufacturing

Published: October 25, 2016
The Six Big Losses examine efficiency problems and is a framework about having fewer defects, stoppages and breakdowns. ... Read more
warehouse signage

Practical Tips for Warehouse Signage

Published: September 22, 2016
We often talk about the importance of visual controls, and how they help to improve the efficiency of our teams. On a recent visit to the Heldon warehouse we noticed their excellent warehouse signage. While it was extremely effective it was also really simple. We wanted to share these practical tips for warehouse signage with you. ... Read more