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Transportation Muda

By Ron Pereira - August 4th, 2007

We spent the last few weeks in Canada visiting family.  We had an awesome trip.  As we were driving from Texas (yes driving with 3 kids more than 2400 miles) I had my eyes peeled for some good lean or six sigma topics.  While drivin

The Forgotten M’s

By Ron - January 26th, 2007

Those familiar with lean manufacturing have likely heard the word muda many times. Muda is the Japanese word for waste and is the enemy of us all whether we know it or not. Strangely enough muda is not the only enemy of a lean system.

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