Elon Musk and His Future of Production

Elon Musk and His Future of Production

Between 1948 and 1975 Toyota developed a system using Ford’s Assembly line ideas to fine tune a production line that cut back on a number of waste matters. These were: Waste of waiting Overproduction waste Waste of unnecessary transport Additional stock waste...
Successfully Implement One Piece Flow

Successfully Implement One Piece Flow

Understanding how One Piece Flow works is excellent, however implementing it is the hard part and takes effort from everyone involved. There is no official go-to guide on how to apply the concept as it is such a wide-ranging one however, there are some requirements...
One Piece Flow

One Piece Flow

Although multi-tasking, or even batching tasks, can seem efficient and time-saving the actual opposite is true. Taking the time to focus on one piece of work at a time can speed up operations, particularly manufacturing, by 96%. The way this is done is simple. By...
Hoshin Kanri – Align to be Lean

Hoshin Kanri – Align to be Lean

Hoshin Kanri is step by step planning method used for ensuring that the plans of the different functional areas align with the overall organizational goal. Acting as a compass to provide directional information so everyone is working in the same direction at the same...
Why Hire a Consultant?  Is It Really Worth It?

Why Hire a Consultant? Is It Really Worth It?

Are you ready to hire a consultant? Consultants can seem a large expense for any business and not every member of staff will understand the implementations put in place. Some believe that consultants provide recommendations that do not actually reflect the day to day...