A groundbreaking volume that provides a complete and easy-to-understand approach to successfully implementing Lean principles. While there a number of valuable resources that explain the Lean philosophy, there are none that provide a holistic view and the 'how to' techniques needed to address today's relentless pressure to gain or improve a competitive advantage. "End-to-End Lean Management" shows how to apply Lean tools and techniques across the entire supply chain - from suppliers, through transportation, into operations, and through distribution to customers - with principles that can be applied to all types of organization across all industries. Driven by the Lean philosophy, this groundbreaking volume also provides a wide range of tools, techniques, and examples to support your systematic and continuous Lean journey.
Robert Trent is the supply chain management program director and the Eugene Mercy Associate Professor of Management at Leigh University.