Sustainable Business Approach after Years of JIT

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martin chilcott, CEO, United Kingdom
I had a very interesting conversation with someone who has become recently Chief Sustainability Officer of a top 10 pharma company (after years as global head of engineering there). He is using a to cover 100s of millions of dollars of inefficiency. And this after years of applying JIT lean manufacturing processes to his business. How can this be? Does anyone know why a sustainability lens can have such an impact? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium

Sustainability versus Just-in-time

Maybe there is no difference in impact between the two strategies. Maybe the difference is only in the focus.
If just-in-time is properly applied, then there is a continuous circle of improvement. However if a just-in-time is just a one-time-implementation of a system without the power of improvement, then there will remain a tremendous mountain of opportunities.
But the same can happen wih a sustainability approach.
The strenght of a strategy or philosophy is mostly delivered by the people and only parly by the theory.
Who can (dis-)agree?

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands

Added Savings Due to Sustainable Business Approach After Years of JIT

Could it be that a lot of employees care more and (...)

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