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When should you start using Kaizen techniques?

When should you start using Kaizen techniques?

  For any manufacturing operation to succeed, it is necessary to optimize the workflow. Optimizing workflow has to find a starting place. In this regard, Kaizen is a time-tested set of techniques that comes in handy. In this article, we discuss concisely as to when you should start using Kaizen techniques. Before that, an elucidationRead more about When should you start using Kaizen techniques?[…]

What is manufacturing lead time and how to reduce it?

What is manufacturing lead time and how to reduce it?

For being viable and garnering profitability in your business, it is not natural but also makes sense for you to aim for generating a high demand for your product. To meet the market, you must plan and synchronize the deliveries to convert the market into supplies and revenues. It means that you have to payRead more about What is manufacturing lead time and how to reduce it?[…]

The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)

The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)

  The saying ‘what is not track is not manage’ would apply aptly to work in progress(WIP). For the reason that businesses tend to neglect tracking of the WIP on the factory floor, ostensibly due to their tendency to focus on other priorities, say, cost. It becomes challenging for such of them to manage it across theRead more about The What Why and how to optimize the Work in Progress (WIP)[…]

How to increase the Service Level in Supply Chain and Operations Management

How to increase the Service Level in Supply Chain and Operations Management

A salient objective of any business is to deliver the next-generation services, which are geared to propel growth. This article focused on throwing light by elaborating on the ways and means to increase the service levels. Wherein the ultimate thrust is on taking your business to the next level, which would accelerate growth. We aimRead more about How to increase the Service Level in Supply Chain and Operations Management[…]

How to reduce the setup time in your production line

How to reduce the setup time in your production line

Before getting into details of ‘how to reduce the setup time in your production line,’ which is the objective of this article, it is necessary to understand what ‘set up time’ in this context means. Setup time is the time taken to prepare your manufacturing process, which acts as a system for the production. ItRead more about How to reduce the setup time in your production line[…]

How does fulfillment in Supply Chain Work?

How does fulfillment in Supply Chain Work?

  Gearing up the businesses with improved product fulfillment operations enhances the reliability of your supply chain operations. It paves the way for an increase in the profitability as it brings about streamlining of processes at reduced costs. It is then natural that we need to have an understanding of how fulfillment works in theRead more about How does fulfillment in Supply Chain Work?[…]

How to implement six sigma methodology in small and middle-sized companies

How to implement six sigma methodology in small and middle-sized companies

Ever since the continuous quality improvement became the buzzword, there started to appear several quality improvement initiatives, for example, TQC, TQM, etc. A limitation witnessed in them is that these approaches did not orient themselves towards specific goals on how companies can attain zero defective manufacturing. To a great extent, this deficiency has overcome withRead more about How to implement six sigma methodology in small and middle-sized companies[…]

What does Kaizen means and why implement it in your Business

What does Kaizen means and why implement it in your Business

  Producing quality product at competitive prices have become the mantra for the modern businesses for them to not only to survive but thrive. To do that, they have to open up themselves to a global market place, where the customers fish out for goods and services that meet their expectations and enable them toRead more about What does Kaizen means and why implement it in your Business[…]

7 Kaizen tools to reduce waste and improve Lean Process

7 Kaizen tools to reduce waste and improve Lean Process

The ultimate goal of applying lean tools in your manufacturing process is to eliminate the seven wastes. It is essential to understand how each one of the devices would help in facilitating and achieving the process of optimization. The objective of this article is to explain how your team’s time and the resources can putRead more about 7 Kaizen tools to reduce waste and improve Lean Process[…]

What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them

What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them

Whether you are involved in a small, medium and/or large scale manufacturing business, production losses can disrupt your schedules and adversely impact the delivery to the customers. This can result either in reduced profitability or even in losses. The good news, however, is that you can take measures to arrest the losses and or maximizeRead more about What Causes Production Losses in Manufacturing and How to Avoid Them[…]