a lean, mean supply chain machine

from dcvelocity.com

When the subject of “lean” principles comes up, more often than not, Japanese auto makers—particularly, Toyota—come to mind. But it’s not entirely accurate to characterize lean as a modern Japanese innovation: The foundation elements of lean actually date back to business principles implemented by Henry Ford in the first part of the last century, principles he outlined in his classic 1926 book on management, Today and Tomorrow.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s