Lean Logistics: Delivered Just in Time

Posted: May 31, 2013

Shipping a full truckload of product to a receiver who has a crew waiting at the dock to unload and receive the product is transportation in its simplest form. If every shipment were of this fashion, lean logistics wouldn’t be necessary. Continue reading

Lean Logistics: Makes it Hum

Posted: May 16, 2013

Lean Logistics: Makes it Hum

In a previous lifetime, your business was at the mercy of a slow moving supply chain. You supplied a customer with a product; that left a hole in your inventory. You called your supplier and then you waited. Your supplier contacted their manufacturer who shipped a minimum order to you after a few days. Finally, the manufacturer began to create more products based on possible orders to come. Continue reading