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Lean Manufacturing Resource Page  

On this page, we provide a variety of resources to help you understand and improve Lean Manufacturing strategies.


Articles, white papers, reports, supply chain solutions, expert commentary - you will find it all here.


Featured SCDigest Articles and Video
on Lean Manufacturing
Supply Chain Comment: Lean Leadership

Supply Chain Comment: The Start of Demand Destruction for Oil?

Supply Chain News: The Supply Chain and Manufacturing Improvement Tool Kits

Supply Chain News: Lean Manufacturing 2.0?

Supply Chain Perspective: Adding Lean to Your SCM Strategy

Lean Thinking: Supply Chain Perspective - Lean Thinking and Vendor Managed Inventory Programs

Supply Chain News: Is "Lean Six Sigma" the Winning Approach to Manufacturing and Supply Chain Improvement?

Supply Chain News: Getting to the Root Cause of Root Cause Analysis Failures

Supply Chain News: Household Goods Maker Rev-a-Shelf Gets Lean in Manufacturing and Distribution, Drives Big Returns in Short Time

On Demand Videocast: Driving Lean Supply Chains through Improved Information Flow and Supply Chain Visibility

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A Lean Thought Leaders Discussion: Changing Perspectives on Lean Manufacturing


SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore discusses trends in Lean Manufacturing with expert Aamer Rehman of i2.



Read the Interview Here


Achieving a Holistic Approach
to Lean Manufacturing

by Kevin Piotrowski
Director of Industry & Product Marketing

Read the Expert Column Here

Next Generation Enterprise
Resource Planning Leads Truly
Lean Organizations

by Rod Winger
Senior Director, Product Marketing,
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Solutions
Epicor Software Corporation

Read the Expert Column Here


Lean Manufacturing Solutions Brochures/ Overviews


See Resources Below


i2 Lean Manufacturing Solution Overview

Short Powerpoint Presentation


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Supply Chain Digest Letter on
Lean Manufacturing


Download it right now. 16-pages of detailed information and insight!


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picWhite Paper: Strategies To Run a Lean Supply Chain
How principles of lean manufacturing transfer benefits to operations.
picWhite Paper: Tuning ERP And The Supply Chain For Profitable Growth
Three things every CFO should know about the organization’s SCM and ERP systems.
picLean Manufacturng Overview Presentation
Excellent overview on Using Lean Manufacturing Principles & Techniques
picLean White Paper: Extending the Lean Enterprise
Best practices in Lean Manufacturing and Lean Supply Chains
picLean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean
Lean as a holistic approach requires discipline and attention to each layer of the lean philosophy, including the value stream, business improvement and an applied business strategy.
picLean Manufacturing White Paper: Strategies To Run a Lean Supply Chain
How principles of lean manufacturing transfer benefits to Operations. Excellent White Paper by Ventana Research
picLean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean
The 5 lean principles of value definition and specification, value stream mapping, uninterrupted flow, customer pull and the pursuit of perfection are well supported by ERP
picLean White Paper: Best Practices for the Intersection of Lean and MES
Reseach report from ARC Advisory Group looking at the intersection of Lean Manufacturing principles and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
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Best Practices for the Intersection of
Lean Manufacturing
and MES


by Ralph Rio
ARC Advisory


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Innovative Lean

Manufacturing Solutions


i2’s Lean Lifecycle Management is a comprehensive planning, scheduling and execution solution specifically designed to enable Lean manufacturing in dynamic, complex supply chains dealing with multiple fulfillment modes and diversified product portfolios.

Infor is a Leader in Lean Manufacturing

Infor has helped thousands of manufacturers
successfully make the transition to Lean by
combining best-in-class business application
solutions, leading edge technology, and Lean
business practice expertise with industry experienced professionals.


Global Manufacturing Software Solutions

Local Business Expertise

Regardless of what you manufacture, Epicor
provides a solution that enables the manufacturing process, from planning and procurement to job costing, scheduling, production, financials and more. Our solution goes beyond traditional ERP, encompassing customer relationship management, business intelligence and e-commerce.

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