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How Lean Six Sigma can be Beneficial to your Supply Chain

In our previous post we went over the basics of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. In this post we will discuss how these principles can assist with your supply chain. Businesses had been using each principle separately to enhance their business, but another way of increasing your supply chain flow is to combine the two principles to create Lean Six Sigma. By doing this a company is now focusing on the entire business rather than…
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The Basics of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Lean manufacturing and six sigma are not new concepts to business practices. In fact, lean manufacturing was implemented by Toyota back in the 80’s after they had studied the difference between U.S and European manufactures. From their studies, lean manufacturing was born and the way of focusing on eliminating waste and lead time was created. Six sigma was created by Motorola in 1986. The original intent was to improve the quality of process in its…
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