Just how old is the information you are acting on today? How many days ago was the order triggered that you are now producing? And how many days ago did the customer ring up about the problem you are...Read more
Beyond the Lean Tool Box
Returning from a visit to Germany I was struck how far ahead we are in the UK. There is now little argument that lean is the way forward and most large manufacturers in the UK and the USA are now...Read more
How Lean Are You?
I am often asked, how does a company know how lean they are? My answer is always, not by looking over your shoulder at your competitors or by counting the number of Kaizen events you have run....Read more
Lean Beyond Manufacturing
One of the strongest reasons for supporting Lean manufacturing is because it is the prime source of leading edge management skills. Designing an aeroplane with millions of parts and assembling three...Read more