Date Added: Jun 2009
Although lean manufacturing practices have been around for decades, most manufacturers have still not implemented lean manufacturing processes and systems to their advantage. Many more manufacturers still do not understand how to improve operations and manage energy consumption without available environmental performance indicators. With current economic conditions, government regulations, and the importance of cutting costs and improving customer service, going "Lean and Green" are the vehicles to accelerate the past competitors. This podcast speaks about business initiative in this economic crisis, what solutions are available to support the lean initiatives and environmental sustainability, and how companies are going lean and green for competitive advantages.