GA 203 | How to Apply Lean to Manufacturing Location Decisions with Harry Moser

This week’s guest is Harry Moser, Founder and President of the Reshoring Initiative. Ron and Harry discussed reshoring, including what it is and how lean plays a role. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Harry’s background (1:41)
  • What reshoring is (3:31)
  • The status quo (4:22)
  • The role of lean (5:33)
  • How offshoring influences the wastes (7:19)
  • Calculating the total cost of ownership (10:45)
  • What would happen if quality wasn’t an issue (13:20)
  • How these concepts can advance lean (17:12)
  • The future of lean (19:50)
  • What Harry doubted (22:33)
  • Who Harry would shadow if he had a time machine (24:01)
  • What Harry is most proud of (25:35)

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