The concept of “Lean,” which is essentially a team-based approach to continuous improvement focused on eliminating non-value added activities or “waste” from the viewpoint of the customer, has been around in one form or another for many years, at least in manufacturing. It is only recently that it has been applied to the supply chain & logistics management area. Here’s a great site to learn more about the importance of Lean and logistics: http://www.industryweek.com/blog/lean-supply-chain-management-what-it-and-why-should-you-care.
How would going Lean help your Logistics Basics? Examples please? (150 words max)
Explain why productivity is important in logistics & supply chain. (150 words max)