The purpose of this assignment is to identify and apply Logistics and Supply Chain Management concepts/tools to suggest logistics performance priorities.
Search Title: THE BENEFITS OF LEAN MANUFACTURING what lean thinking offers the process Industries
Authors Name: Melton,T
Source: In 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Research and Design June 2005 83(6):662-673
Read out the research paper carefully andbased on your understanding you should answer the following questions.
1. Why Manufacturing Companies focuses on Lean Thinking? (1.5 Marks)
2. What dounderstand by the term overproduction? Why it consider as the biggest waste of all? (1.5 Marks)
3. Assess the reasons for using lean thinking. What are the benefits from Suppliers to end users? (1.5 Marks)
4. References (0.5 Marks)
The Answer must follow the outline points below:
• Each answer should be 400 to 500 range of word counts.
• Lean Thinking Concept
• Their Main functions
• Reasons with suitable Examples
Note:You can Support your answer by reading chapter 7 of your book.
You can use secondary source available on internet.