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What About Other Waste?

You may have seen other waste, which is not covered by the Lean categories. Like waste of money, waste of time, waste of environment, or waste of resources. A closer look reveals: most, if not all, other types of waste

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How to Reduce Transportation Waste

Transportation waste can cost you a lot of money and time. Moving things around does not add much value. What can you do to eliminate it? First option, of course, is to make only unavoidable transports. However, this is more

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How to Reduce Over-Processing

As I said, over-processing is difficult to detect and therefore, to reduce. You need to prevent it. The only successful way to reduce over-processing is prevention. What can you do? Most important it is to apply the second rule of

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How To Reduce Over-Production

How do you reduce over-production? The basic rule is simple: Before producing something, check if it adds value. Click To Tweet It is best not to reduce over-produced results, because then the damage has had its impact already. You need

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How to Reduce Task Switching (Motion Waste)

In an earlier post I discussed, that task switching is a kind of motion waste. You could look for the other methods to reduce this kind of waste, but I suggest to chose different approaches in this post.

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