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What is Lean Logistics?

Lean Logistics

Lean logistics is improving the efficiency of a company’s logistical processes by reducing waste. Waste is defined as something that does not add value to the system, e.g., scrap parts and wasted time or inefficiency. There are seven “forms” of waste that are widely examined when implementing a lean approach in the workplace. Lean logistics is a supply chain management tool, and when opposed to conventional logistics, it offers many advantages to companies. Six Sigma is a professional approach for achieving long-term quality improvement. These tools can identify and deal with waste and other severe inefficiencies in an organization.

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