Lean – How to Identify and Eliminate Waste

Don MacKenzie, Operations Improvement Specialist at SSI Consulting Solutions, talks about the Lean approach to finding and eliminating waste, to deliver products and services more quickly while increasing profitability. Don’s Bio: https://ssiconsulting.ca/our-team/don-mackenzie/ Please post comments and questions below in the Comment section.

Waste Not Want Not

The proverb “Waste not want not” advises people not to waste anything, because they might need it in the future. In business we worry about wasting time and money because it goes right to the bottom line. Lean Leaders see waste as Enemy Number 1. They categorize waste into 7 or 8 types and then look at their operations with their “waste glasses” on. They look…