Intro slideLean is all around us. Let’s consider something you do everyday.Close your eyes, walk into your kitchen, open your fridge, grab your milk.You know where it is. A place for everything and everything in its place.
Standard order information.Visual factoryExample in our order process is color-coding of orders by region, international, new, quote, sample, etc.
The batch size matches a customers consumption of demand size.Example of legos by the brick. Like kiting operation.
Delivery options – Milk run concept.How often do you get milk? Always go to the same place.
What is important to the customer?Simple visual to make it easier for the customer to determine freshness.Similar to lot control and expiration dates for epoxy of connectors for medical grade products.
See level in the container – simple visual to let you know you need more.
Example of 2 bin kanban system
Delivery doesn’t make it pull or push—it is the method.In old days (and with water delivery) the empties are kanban signals. Now with disposable cartons, it is a pure push system.
Got Milk? Got Lean!
Learning Lean from Home<br />Presented by<br />Jeff Hajek<br />Gotta Go Lean<br />Tim McMahon<br />A Lean Journey<br />Version 12/13/2010<br />
Got Milk?<br />Image Courtesy of http://april10459.yolasite.com/animal-facts.php<br />
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