End-to-end Lean Management

End-to-end Lean Management

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While there are a number of valuable resources that explain the Lean philosophy or focus solely on operations or manufacturing, none provide an integrated, holistic view and the a€œhow toa€ needed to address today's relentless and severe pressure to gain or improve a competitive advantage. End-to-End Lean Management: A Guide to Complete Supply Chain Improvement fills an important void in the current literature. It shows how to apply Lean tools and techniques across the entire supply chain: from suppliers, through transportation, into operations, and through distribution to customers, with principles applicable to all types of organizations. Managers across all industries under constant pressure to find new sources of competitive advantage and to demonstrate performance improvements will find this book a timely and necessary resource.Hyundai has a history of building factories that turn out vehicles with no related orders, and at one point recently Hyundai had about 32, 000 unsold Sonata sedans parked outside its Alabama assembly plant.8 The company establishes it sales ... A kanban is a signaling device that gives authorization and instructions from a downstream center for production or withdrawal of items from an upstream center.

Title:End-to-end Lean Management
Author:Robert J. Trent
Publisher:J. Ross Publishing - 2008-08-15


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