Lean Defined: What is Waste? (In Logistics)

| May 25, 2016

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We’ve all heard the phrase, “you can’t make something out of nothing.” Resources are necessary to accomplish anything great or small. However, problems arise from using resources unproductively, applying the wrong resources, failing to tap into necessary resources, or directing resources toward the wrong outputs. In each of these instances, waste is created. Costs are incurred, time is consumed, opportunities for value creation and growth are lost, and customers are left less than satisfied.

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