Into Your Organization
Lean Concepts, LLC
applies fundamentals of the Toyota Production System to manufacturing
as well as non-manufacturing environments (i.e. hospitals, clinics, school
systems, etc.) through our workshops and consulting. We lead the way in
Lean Thinking to improve quality and reduce cost for any organization.
Lean Concepts, LLC delivers results because of our expertise in applying
the Toyota Production System to any environment.
struggle with the same challenges: the customer keeps lowering the price.
Now is the time to apply the successes of Lean concepts to your business!
Call to find out how we can help you to apply the Toyota Production System
and its principles to your organization.
Guide to Lean
Below is a map to help guide your organization through
the Lean Implementation Processes taking one step at a time.
Organizations who have successfully implemented Lean elements
have seen the following improvements:
Cycle times down by at least 20%
10-day standard customer order lead time
Productivity gains of 62%
98% or better on-time delivery
Order Entry from 2 days to 7 minutes
Engineering changes from 7 months to 1 month
Accounts Payable from 2 days to 4 hours
New Product Quote 35 days to 10 days
Same day office visits
No-wait emergency room
Productivity gains of 62%
20% increase in number of surgical procedures by reducing operating
room changeover time from 42 to 15 minutes.
Recommended Publications for
The Lean Enterprise:
Stream Management for the Lean Office
Eight Steps to Planning, Mapping, and Sustaining Lean Improvements in
Administrative AreasAdministrative functions represent up
to 80 percent of the cost of doing business. Eliminating costly waste
from administrative and office functions is a great way to increase your
profit margin and a vital part of creating a total lean enterprise.
Bring Lean Improvements to the Administrative Areas of Your
Organization! Tapping and Shuker take their Value Stream Management Storyboard and
apply its eight-step process in the context of a customer service case
study based on an actual implementation. Value Stream Management for
the Lean Office will provide you with a complete system for lean
implementation in the office.
Eight Steps to Planning, Mapping, and Sustaining Lean Improvements
Value Stream Management is a complete system
that provides a clear path to lean implementation, ensuring quick
deployment and great benefits. Value Stream Management-Eight Steps to
Planning, Mapping, and Sustaining Lean Improvements shows you how to
use mapping as part of a complete system for lean implementation.
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The Complete Lean Enterprise by Beau Keytes
Beau Keyte and Drew Locher's new book, The
Complete Lean Enterprise: Value Stream Mapping for Administrative and
Office Processes, offers a step-by-step approach to applying lean
initiatives to the administrative and office environment. It's a must read
for leaders looking to improve their production support activities within
their order-to-cash value stream. The Complete Lean Enterprise
is a valuable tool in applying value stream mapping (VSM) to
non-production areas, identifying office wastes, establishing performance
metrics, speeding up administrative workflow, and improving office