Supply Chain

Click on the Lean articles belows to find out more about how Lean Thinking and Practice is being applied to Supply Chains and for relevant events and workshops.

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  • PDCA
  • Seeing the Whole Value Stream 2nd Edition
  • Go2gemba
  • Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream
  • If you don’t try to change something then you don’t learn

    In the run up to our Sharing Day on April 3rd I’ve been reading through the abstracts we have received from people wanting to share their stories and bring their questions. One reflection is that if you don’t try to change something then you don’t learn.

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  • Seeing the Whole Value Stream 2nd Edition

    Daniel T Jones, James P. Womack, David Brunt and M. Lovejoy

    £42.00

    It's time to see and then to optimize the entire value stream from raw materials to customer

  • Supply Chain Walks

    Dan Jones takes a walk through two complete supply chains. The first from vegetable grower through a consolidation warehouse to a Distribution Centre and then to a Tesco store. The second a virtual walk through the supply chains of an aerospace manufacturer. He reflects on the learning points.

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  • Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream

    Robert Martichenko and Kevin Von Grabe

    £42.00

    A step-by-step implementation process for optimising your entire supply chain and logistics to create maximum value at minimum total cost.


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    UK Lean Summit 2016 - How can we learn Lean?

    The theme for our UK Lean Summit 2016 is Lean Learning, Learning Lean. Learning is fundamental to a successful Lean transformation. So join our Chairman Daniel Jones, and his co-author Jim Womack plus Art Smalley, author of “Creating Level Pull” and co-author of “Understanding A3 Thinking”

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    Learning Lean, Lean Learning - Desert Island Lean Articles

    Back in January 2015 I wrote a short article about my favourite Lean books. In the style of “Desert Island Discs”, the radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4, I selected the Lean books I’d take to be cast away on a desert island.

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    Learning Lean by Solving Problems

    Learning is fundamental to a successful Lean transformation. It should be both embedded into any Lean implementation (process) and be part of the outcomes (results). The theme for our 2016 Lean Summit is Lean Learning, Learning Lean.

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    UK Lean Summit 2016: Learning Lean, Lean Learning - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

    The theme for our UK Lean Summit 2016 is Lean Learning, Learning Lean. Learning is fundamental to a successful Lean transformation. It should be both embedded into any Lean implementation (process) and be part of the outcomes (results.)

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    Value Stream Mapping in a Lean Transformation

    We spend a lot of time visiting organisations and looking at work at the workplace. We’ve visited two workplaces recently that led us to conduct some reflection around how well organisations know and do the basics in a Lean transformation.

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    Starting up, Growing up and Starting over - What the Lean startup and traditional Lean communities can learn from each other

    In recent years the concepts described by Daniel T Jones and Jim Womack in Lean Thinking have been adapted and translated into a host of environments. The Lean Startup movement introduced a new wave of people to Lean

    UK Lean Summit 2015 - Lean Transformation: Developing Capability to Improve the Work - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

    The theme for our 2015 Lean Summit is Lean Transformation – Developing the Capability to Improve the Work. This year we build upon the topic of Lean Transformation and have structured the event around the two key elements of our Lean Transformation Framework.


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