Tag Archives: Built-In Quality

5 Key Rules of Vested Outsourcing

Lean Guiding Principles, Network Design, Supply Chain
December 14, 2012

Is there a better way to outsource? That is the question that the US Air Force asked University of Tennessee researchers. As part of a research project funded by the Air Force, researchers studied some of the world’s most successful outsourcing re...

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Xerox Achieves Outstanding Supply Chain Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
December 12, 2012

Xerox successfully delivers, installs and removes more than 100,000 imaging machines for its customers each year. To achieve this, Xerox depends on Ryder’s dedicated transportation solution with trained drivers specializing in product installation,...

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6 Resources for Lean Education

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

Lean concepts help organizations eliminate waste and build in quality by challenging employees to find efficiencies in their everyday jobs and by completing their work correctly the first time. Lean concepts can be implemented in just about any area ...

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Achieve Lean Logistics with Built-In Quality

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
April 26, 2012

Ryder’s second Lean Guiding Principle is Built-In Quality. Built-In Quality means striving to prevent mistakes before they happen, and engineering processes to make them “mistake proof.” In a lean logistics operation, each supply chain p...

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