Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools
Purchasing departments are looking for more dollar value, reduced lead-times and stress-free relationships with their suppliers.
Checking inventory using RFID technology. Photo: iStockphoto Kanban has always been an integral part of lean manufacturing, streamlining production processes, shop-floor operations and inventory control. As the system evolved from the traditional, painfully manual, cards (or other objects) used to…