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Operations And Supply Chain Management
Found in: Page 368
Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

What lean concept relates to eliminating non–value-added steps and waste in product storage processes?

Every step that is taken in business will either add value to the business or is unnecessary for the business. And if we talk about lean production, it represents only those activities that add value to the businesses.

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Step 1: How lean production helps in eliminating waste

In business language, waste refers to those activities that are non-value-added activities for which the customers are not willing to pay. This waste is removed for the betterment of the business so that it can help them to increase their profitability through increasing their productivity and also helps to reduce a part from their entire cost and also reduces their extra efforts as well as time.

Step 2: Lean concept relates to eliminating non-value-added steps and waste in product storage processes

Lean production relates to the process of eliminating waste and the non-value-added steps from the business. This process proves to be very helpful for almost every business whether they are in the product selling department or service delivery sector or in logistics. Lean can be used in any kind of business to improve their marketing strategies and enhance their abilities.

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