Lean manufacturing has been around for a while. However, many people misunderstand lean and see it as a destination instead of a journey.
Plus, it's not always about tackling the biggest problems first.
Body Shop Business actually recommended, "This is going to sound odd, but if you have a list of a few main issues, it’s smart to work through those backwards. Start with the smallest issue because it will be the easiest one to fix. You’ll then gain confidence from that win and build momentum toward fixing the next issue."
What little things could you start with on your lean journey?
Plus, most shops are not capable of completely scrapping every process they have and starting over to do it the most lean way possible.As I said earlier, I believe most shops were overwhelmed by the lean process and others felt that they already had attained it because they had made a few changes.Read More