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Lean Materials Planning and Execution: A Guide to Internal and External Supply Management Excellence

Lean Materials Planning and Execution: A Guide to Internal and External Supply Management Excellence (Hardback)

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Lean materials management is a constant challenge in most supply chains and is one of the most critical issues facing manufacturing organizations. Success is defined by controlling all components of an operation, including the costs of quality, delivery speed and flexibility, and the synchronization of the correct parts delivered as needed. Lean Materials Planning & Execution shows how to capitalize on Lean systems and thinking to cut costs, increase performance and make internal and external customers happy. This book explores the roots of high-performance materials management to guide today's professional toward the right process controls at the right time. Written in a practical, easy-to-understand format, Lean Materials Planning & Execution describes supply chain management best practices and delineates a variety of important Lean and Class A metrics as tools for achieving maximum effectiveness. It covers all important management systems that are essential to high performance, such as sales and operations planning, clear-to-build and process ownership, along with the role of materials manager in getting maximum effectiveness from these tools.

This is a must read for materials managers, production managers and top management in manufacturing organizations.Key FeaturesProvides, in an easy-to-read, "how to" format, an appropriate treatment of the basics and a complete detailed understanding of Lean materials management in today's high-performance manufacturing organizations with applications and examples of the various conceptsShows how Lean and Six Sigma can be integrated effectively with materials management principlesDescribes applications of pull systems and the differences in approach between execution and planningDetails, from a materials point-of-view, the roles and responsibilities of senior management and production management for high performance resultsIntertwines Toyota materials management methods with examples from factories to help with the application of ideas

Donald Sheldon is the President of a highly successful international consulting firm. His work has also been published in a number of magazines and journals.

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