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5S in Material Management
ANUJ KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA, Manager, India, SIG Leader
It's very important to manage materials for the proper flow of materials and for not blocking of cash.
One of the most important and widely used is a Japanese technique called the 5S Framework.
- STRAIGHTEN: Make the arrangement of flows in such a way that all be in a line. Thus there is no waste of time and now even try to eliminate the wastes.
- SORT: Keep only what is necessary and eliminate whatever is not. The things and tools that are in priority must be kept, while the rest must be discarded.
- SHINE: Make sure that everything is maintained neat and clean. Clean the floor and machines and keep all things at the right place after every shift, so that all is ready for the next shift.
- STANDARDIZE: Standardize the process and requirements. This could help in the interchangeability of the items. Once the operation flow is standardized, the material flow will be much easier and losses will be automatically reduced.
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Include Project Management
jacobsamuels, Manager, United States, Member
The steps you have given are quite good, but for proper execution of these steps also project management templates should be included to help you in p...Sign up
 

 
It Really Needs a Planning and Support
ANUJ KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA, Manager, India, SIG Leader
@Jacobsamuels: Thanks Sir, you are right with your point: this kind of change and improvement really needs planning....Sign up
 

 
Project Management Tools for Material Management
jacobsamuels, Manager, United States, Member
I agree with the 5S concept, but from my point of view project management templates and tools for project management have helped many to manage shop f...Sign up
 

 
Expanding Scope of Project Management Would Be a Challenge
ANUJ KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA, Manager, India, SIG Leader
@Jacobsamuels: You are right. But practically it would be difficult to have it as a part of Project Management as th...Sign up
 

 
 


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