Leaning the Supply Chain

Leaning the Supply Chain

Continuous Improvement and the “lean” concept has a long history on the plant floor, however, lean is not just for production anymore.

"Lean supply chain touches all aspects of supply chain and logistics as defined by the SCOR model: plan, source, make, deliver and return," explains Paul Myerson, a professor of practice in supply chain management at Lehigh University and author of two books on lean supply chain, including "Lean Retail & Wholesale" (McGraw-Hill, 2014).

Myerson states that manufacturing is just one piece of the supply chain.

Read about how Pratt & Whitney, USG Corp., Intermountain, and other well-known manufacturers are Leaning into the Supply Chain on IndustryWeek.

IndustryWeek is a companion site of MH&L and part of Penton’s Manufacturing and Supply Chain Group.

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