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Pick a quality tool of Lean Production or Six Sigma.

Help me to understand how this tool could be beneficial for a warehouse setting and describe how this tool could be used in improving supply chain management.

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Lean production or Six Sigma

Pick a quality tool of Lean Production or Six Sigma.

Help me to understand how this tool could be beneficial for a warehouse setting and describe how this tool could be used in improving supply chain management.

One of the most popular tools of lean production is setup reduction. This tool measures the total time taken from the completion of the last good part to the fist good part from the new setup. Reducing setup time is valuable as it increases capacity, and capital availability. At the same time setup reduction helps reduce lead ...

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