Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business

Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business

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Although there are many organizations that have implemented Lean production systems and become more profitable as a result, there can be a gap between what those organizations currently do and how they should plan for and profit from new business. Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business: Creating a Lean and Profitable New Product Portfolio explains how to create a Lean product portfolio to fill that gap so you can become more profitable from that new business. Providing a fundamental understanding of the Lean enterprise production system, this book can help an organization take its current Lean knowledge and translate that knowledge into a step-by-step methodology to win and launch new business. Lean topics covered include: Value Stream Mapping Plan for Every Part Process Design and Standard Work Scheduling and Material Flow Machine Changeover Quality and Continuous Improvement By developing the New Product Acquisition and Launch Portfolio presented in this book, you can dramatically improve your ability to produce the products customers desire and deliver them on time. Focusing on the concepts that are critical to the longevity of your Lean enterprise system, this book will help you understand how to deliver a product that meets the quality and delivery standards of your customer. It will also help you understand how this new product fits into your Lean enterprise system. Detailing how to achieve a successful new product launch through upfront planning, this book provides you with the tools to enhance efficiencies throughout your supply chain.As customers, and likely your organization as well, continue to wrestle with poor customer service, poor quality, and poor on-time delivery, proving to a potential customer that your organization has a system to provide what the customer needs (quality, on-time delivery, and good customer service) can be a way ... We have seen organizations quote new business based solely on standard cost and margin.

Title:Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business
Author:Chris Harris, Rick Harris
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-12-14


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