Capitalizing on lean production systems to win new business by Chris Harris

By Chris Harris

Although there are numerous corporations that experience carried out Lean construction platforms and develop into extra ecocnomic for this reason, there could be a hole among what these agencies at the moment do and the way they need to plan for and make the most of new enterprise. Capitalizing on Lean construction platforms to Win New enterprise: making a Lean and ecocnomic New Product Portfolio explains easy methods to create a Lean product portfolio to fill that hole so that you can turn into extra ecocnomic from that new business.

Providing a primary knowing of the tilt firm construction procedure, this e-book will help a firm take its present Lean wisdom and translate that wisdom right into a step by step method to win and release new company. Lean subject matters coated include:

  • Value circulation Mapping
  • Plan for each Part
  • Process layout and traditional Work
  • Scheduling and fabric Flow
  • Machine Changeover
  • Quality and non-stop Improvement

By constructing the hot Product Acquisition and release Portfolio provided during this e-book, you could dramatically enhance your skill to supply the goods consumers hope and convey them on time. targeting the suggestions which are serious to the sturdiness of your Lean company approach, this publication can help you know the way to bring a product that meets the standard and supply criteria of your consumer. it's going to additionally assist you know the way this new product suits into your Lean firm system.

Detailing tips to in achieving a profitable new product release via prematurely making plans, this ebook offers you the instruments to augment efficiencies all through your offer chain.

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We also know from the PFEP that each box has a standard pack quantity of 60. Now that we have this information, we just have to divide the maximum inventory level by the standard box quantity. Here is the solution: 1,800/60 = 30 containers maximum inventory level Now that the maximum number of returnable containers for part 1-Orange is determined and the returnable container size is known, storage planning can be determined. There must be a place in the purchased parts supermarket to store thirty 10 × 10 × 10 inch returnable containers.

Do you order every week (reorder period of 5)? ◾◾ PPB = Purchased Parts Buffer (in days). This is the calculation we discussed previously in this chapter about the purchased parts market buffer. ◾◾ PQ = Pull Quantity (in days). This is the standard amount (standard pack) that is ordered from your supplier when a part is ordered. This could be a box size or by the pallet. The reason that the term pull quantity is used is because often the amount that is ordered from the supplier is not the optimal size for the production floor.

A Skeleton Value Stream Map for a Product Not Currently Produced A skeleton value stream map is a value stream map that is drawn before the product is ever produced. It is used to provide a general flow identifying aspects of the three flows of production that will need to be considered from order to the delivery of the future product. The reason that it is called a skeleton value stream map is because it does not have all of the necessary information to be complete. The skeleton value stream map is a tool used to indicate the information that needs to be gathered to correctly plan to run a new product.

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