The Seven Wastes
Overproduction – early or extra production of materials, and producing unordered goods.
Waiting – idle time waiting on machine, materials or people.
Transportation – handling more than once, delays in moving materials, unnecessary moving or handling.
Inventory - unnecessary raw materials in stores, work in process (WIP), and finished stocks.
Motion – extra unnecessary movement of equipment or people.
Over-processing – unnecessary processing or procedures.
Defects – producing and reworking, or scrap.
Step 1. Discover Waste Symptom
Step 2. Understand Why it is there (5 Whys + FOG)
Step 3. Improve Flow (solve and implement countermeasures)
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