Why aren't we all lean?
- Manufacturers Have Responsibility to Reduce Waste. // Econews;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p12
The article presents the author's views about the responsibility of manufacturers to reduce waste in California.
- Rewarding Ideas. // Business NH Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p54
Recognizes the success of business organizations in reducing waste by the New Hampshire (NH) Department of Environmental Service (DES). Applications for the Seventh Annual Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention; Certification of NH Ball Bearings to ISO 14000 for their Environmental Management...
- Celebrating WRAP Awards. O'Connell, Kim A. // Waste Age;May2002, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p40
Focuses on the annual Waste Reduction Awards Program sponsored by the California Integrated Waste Management Board in Sacramento, California. Recognition of efforts of businesses to reduce nonhazardous wastes; Award winners; Criteria in judging award nominees.
- Implementing Lean Techniques on the Shop Floor Improvement of a Delivery Company. Shay, Jason; Shieh, Peter Iming // Advanced Materials Research;7/24/2014, Vol. 989-994, p2811
CTC Express is the leading domestic company in delivery service and wants to improve their business efficiency by establishing lean management in the shop floor activities. Lean management is generally adopted by the manufacturing industries as a significant technique to reduce waste and...
- Sweetening the deal. Klein, Dustin S. // Smart Business Cleveland;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p6
The author stresses the importance of offering value to customers in order for a business to position itself to better compete. He proclaimed that 2010 is going to be a year of value. He notes that lower prices and increased value are how businesses are trying to attract customers who are wary...
- THE DIRECT AND INDIRECT EFFECTS OF CUSTOMER FOCUS ON PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC FIRMS. Yaacob, Zulnaidi // International Journal for Quality Research;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p265
It has been demonstrated within the literature that the practice of customer focus is significantly associated with customer satisfaction. However, the possibility that the construct of customer focus may affect other relevant measures remains underexplored. As such, this paper discusses the...
- Remedying Service Comebacks. // Yard & Garden;Jul2009, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p17
The article focuses on LEAN business management program designed to help servicing dealers reduce waste, cut costs and improve customer satisfaction. It is stated that preventing the comeback with proper repairs or maintenance can help dealers escape the cost of time, money and customer...
- Lean production at Portakabin. // Times 100 Case Studies;2014, p1
The article presents a case study of Portakabin Ltd., an international company that specializes in prefabricated, modular, and temporary solutions based in Great Britain which focuses on the application of the company on lean production to meet customer satisfaction. An overview for Portakabin...
- Trash talk. // New Hampshire Business Review;8/02/96, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p7
Reports on the New Hampshire firms that were honored in July 1995 as part of WasteCap of New Hampshire's first Waste (NOT!) Challenge. Aim to honor companies for their waste-reduction efforts; Recipients of gold, silver or bronze trash cans.