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7 tips to Maximize Your Warehouse Space

7 tips to Maximize Your Warehouse Space

Utilization without Expansion When your warehouse’s space is occupied between 80 & 90%, you face problems of congestion and get constricted. With multiple tasks on hand, you may wonder how you can increase the storage capacity without actually expanding your warehouse space and be stressed about the cost escalation. As solutions are available for optimizingRead more about 7 tips to Maximize Your Warehouse Space[…]

Kaizen tools to reduce material waste

Kaizen tools to reduce material waste

KEYWORD: lean manufacturing A top objective of manufacturing units is to achieve increased productivity without having to compromise on quality, but they face challenges in accomplishing it due to high rejects, long lead time in getting the output, unwanted inventory, etc. This leads to higher production costs, financial burden, and an inability to face theRead more about Kaizen tools to reduce material waste[…]

How to reduce the set up time?

How to reduce the set up time?

KEYWORD: Kaizen tools The objective of this article is to suggest Kaizen ways and methods reduce the setup time in your manufacturing process with time-tested and handpicked Kaizen tools selected for the purpose of this piece. Set up time at the machining centers from such processes as machining, inspection, loading, unloading, deburring, etc. Kaizen tools,Read more about How to reduce the set up time?[…]

What are Supply Chain Network Design and How Does it Work?

What are Supply Chain Network Design and How Does it Work?

Principal keyword Supply Chain Network (SCN) Introduction In this article, we would discuss the topic as to why the supply chain network (SCND) should form an integral part of your business. What they are, and how does it work. The tone of the article would be a mix of theory. And practice so that itRead more about What are Supply Chain Network Design and How Does it Work?[…]

7 Ways to Optimize your Inventory Levels

7 Ways to Optimize your Inventory Levels

An understanding of the inventory and the role it plays in supply chain management, its cost implications, and ways and means to optimize it are all essential issues in determining your business’s profitability. In this article, to increase your practical knowledge that would go towards making your business gains a competitive advantage, we would elaborateRead more about 7 Ways to Optimize your Inventory Levels[…]

Reduce Your Warehouse Cost by using Kaizen Principles

Reduce Your Warehouse Cost by using Kaizen Principles

  Keywords: WAREHOUSE, KAIZEN, REDUCE, COST, WASTE, MATERIAL, Kaizen Principles, OPERATION, PROCESS, PRODUCTION.LAYOUT PLANNING We have seen in our previous article, wherein we have described¬† Kaizen focuses on eliminating the 7 types of wastes, (also known as 7 deadly wastes), VIZ: overproduction, (producing more than what has been scheduled) waiting (poor balance of work leadingRead more about Reduce Your Warehouse Cost by using Kaizen Principles[…]

Kanban

Kanban

KEYWORDS: LEAN, KANBAN, PRODUCTION, MATERIAL, TEAM, WORK, LIMIT, WIP, WIP limits, IMPROVE, CYCLE TIME, SUPPLY, SUPPLY CHAIN The dot com bubble and the ensuing recession that shook the global economies, especially the original equipment manufacturers, (OEMs) in the electronics industry and information technology companies drove them to take cognizance of ‘Lean Manufacturing’ as a businessRead more about Kanban[…]

Inventory Optimization

Inventory Optimization

How to optimize your inventory levels Carrying inventories means carrying material costs within your organizations. It’s possible to find opportunities to optimize your inventory levels. You can reduce inventory excess, detect unnecessary list, highlight obsoletes materials occupying space. Make sure your inventories are in the right levels and take actions whenever you find a gap.Read more about Inventory Optimization[…]