What are benefits of Lean Systems

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Chapter 15: What are the main benefits of a lean system? The main benefits of a lean system are: Eliminate distributions Make the system flexible Reduce setup times and processing times Eliminate waste Minimize work-in-process Simplify the process According to the book, some main benefits of a lean system are reduced cost through reduced inventory levels, higher quality, reduced lead time, increased productivity, and
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Unformatted text preview: reduced amounts of waste. Lean systems are also referred to as “just-in-time” (JIT) systems. JIT is defined as a highly coordinated processing system in which goods move through the system, and services are performed just as they are needed. These systems help to facilitate better understanding of how a company runs efficiently....
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course OMIS 430 taught by Professor C.schnieder during the Spring '10 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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