28 Sep 2020

Lean Accounting – Value Stream Costing

2021-09-16T00:03:25-04:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing|Tags: , , , |

A vital role of lean accounting is to reduce the workload required for the routine accounting, control, and measurement system. This gives accountants more time to work on needle moving strategic activities that move the needle.

7 Sep 2020

Lean Accounting – Accounting Basics

2021-09-16T10:48:21-04:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing|Tags: , , |

A vital role of lean accounting is to reduce the workload required for the routine accounting, control, and measurement system. This gives accountants more time to work on needle moving strategic activities that move the needle.

20 Apr 2020

5S Seiso (Sweep)

2021-09-14T10:14:11-04:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seiso is the third step the lean 5S process. Seiso translates from Japanese as “sweep” or “shine”. However, this translation often contributes to the superficial interpretation that sweeping or shining only relates to making areas subjectively clean or hygienic.

13 Apr 2020

5S – Seiton (Straighten)

2021-09-14T10:13:58-04:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Straighten (Seiton) is the second step of the 5S process. After we have eliminated unneeded items for the workplace, we must determine where the remaining items belong. Straightening is all about arranging items in a way that maximizes efficiency. Thus, we should put the things we need the most, in a designated, close, and clearly labeled place. A common misconception is that straighten simply means to neatly arrange items, such as in orderly rows. But this couldn't be further from the truth...

23 Mar 2020

Introduction to Lean Concepts

2020-04-15T22:22:33-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lean is a collection of operational concepts, frameworks, and approaches for driving continuous improvement in organizations. Lean accompishes this through relentlessly focusing on maximizing customer value while minimizing the 8 wastes, such as inventory.