Lean Lessons: Moving and Controlling the Flow of Quality

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Malhotra, Iqbal   (ASQ)  

Quality Progress    Vol. 39    No. 12
QICID: 22573    December 2006    pp.

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Article Abstract

Batch size reduction and rigorous inventory management are important in controlling costs and improving throughput. This can be achieved readily by converting a traditional manufacturing layout to a lean cellular/flow configuration.

Keywords

Lean, Inventory management, Cellular flow, Throughput


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