Lean Six Sigma, Chapter 14 - Lean Six Sigma Logistics

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 25, 2002 - Business & Economics - 23 pages
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The following is a sample chapter from Lean Six Sigma, which explains how to impact your company's performance in each, by combining the strength of today's two most important initiatives--Lean Production and Six Sigma--into one integrated program. The first book to provide a step-by-step roadmap for profiting from the best elements of Lean and Six Sigma, this breakthrough volume will show you how to achieve major cost and lead time reductions this year; compress order-to-delivery cycle times; and battle process variation and waste throughout your organization.
 

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Contents

Inventory and Strategic Goals
271
Inventory and The Cost of Production
273
Fundamental Logistics Cost Drivers
278
Lean Manufacturing Raw Materials and Inventory Management
280
Implementing Lean Logistics
281
Challenges of Lean Logistics
288
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