Lean Defined: What is Waste? (In Logistics)
APRIL 11, 2010
Taiichi Ohno , author of Toyota Production System , devised seven manufacturing wastes: Overproduction, Inventory, Overprocessing, Correction, Waiting, Conveyance, and Motion. Transportation : Transportation in excess of what is required if inventory and flow exist in the network. Inventory : Waste created by carrying inventory in excess of what is required to service the customer. Image via Wikipedia. Lean Defined: What is Waste? (In In Logistics).