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.


    Grasping The Situation Using The Lean Transformation Framework Workshop Description Lean Enterprise Academy International Lean Workshops

    Learn the principles, tools and techniques to make a step change in business performance

    The Lean Enterprise Academy (L.E.A), UK are collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute (L.E.I), USA to bring Manchester a series of 8 workshops between 27-29 March 2016. Over 3 Days we are offering workshops that provide the foundations to implement a successful Lean transformation, with cru

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    Practical Value Stream Mapping At GE Service Centre

    Practical Value Stream Mapping Workshop At GE Service Centre

    “Whenever there is a product or service for a customer, there is a value stream. The challenge lies in seeing it” These are the opening words in the publication ‘Learning to See’ where Mike Rother and John Shook take us step-by-step through the process of Value Stream Mapping and identifying waste

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    UK Lean Summit 2016 Learning Lean Lean Learning Keynote Speakers And Logos

    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.

    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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