A few years back, I attended a talk by the CEO of a major manufacturing company. He shared with us that his company had conducted 600+ Kaizen events in the previous 3 years. Unfortunately, at the end of that time, when he looked at the P&L, it was hard to see where all of that effort went. Sad!
"Kanban doesn't work in my factory." This is one of the most common objections I hear to the Mixed Model methodology. You know what? Sometimes it's true. So what do you do when kanban fails?
How can one simple Material Management change free up six million dollars of cash?
In my 20+ years as a Lean consultant, I've found that there is one issue that more factories have difficulties with than any other: Material Management.
So you spent all of this time and money designing your production line. You took it live. And it is not meeting expectations. What do you do now?
In this webinar we tried to answer your advanced line design questions. The webinar was broken into two parts: