Supply Chain Archive

6 Elements of Process Excellence

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First let’s review “what” is Process Excellence, or first three elements of the process: Customer Value Stream (CVS) processes that run flawlessly from one end to another; delivering value to the customer when they want to where they wanted to how they wanted with little or no waste. Root

Major Stops – The Real Costs

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Plant reliability is the key underpinning of an efficient supply chain. Without the ability to produce what is needed, when it is needed and, in the quantity needed, the entire Supply Chain must cover itself by placing inventory at critical areas thus driving up working capital and total costs.

DMAIC

Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control is a formal problem-solving process, and a major tool of Lean Six Sigma, based on formula Y= f(X), metric that measures the problem. Define First step is to identify a problem. Lean six sigma approach is to utilize Y=f(X), function defines one variable in terms of another. The statement “y

Supply Chain Management (SCM) and its relationship to TPM. Part 2

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SECTION 3 SCM AS TPM LEVELS 2 AND 3 LEVEL 2 AND 3 GENRES AS SEEN IN THE TPM AWARDS THE STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF TPM AN EXAMPLE OF THE INTRODUCTION OF SCM AS A NATURAL EXTENSION OF TPM (FROM SOURCING UNIT THROUGH DISTRIBUTION TO RETAIL OUTLET) THE DIRECTION