Toyota Rule #3: Continuous Flow

Tontegode, Lorne
March 2007
Fabricare Canada;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the author's view regarding the third principle in dry cleaning operation which focuses on creating continuous process flow. He said that continuous flow offers a person with the ability to react immediately to the problems with minimal waste. He added that it also helps in determining little problems before they become big issues that affect the company's operation.


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