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Reduction of the number of times product is handled

Posted in Material Handling

Effective movement of materials that will greatly assist in reducing waste in a company. Therefore, the movement of materials from the lowering of the container, identification, storage and shipping to store production lines must be based on principles of lean manufacturing that every movement must be able to demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness.

The movement of material from one point to another point must be considered carefully. Although only one inch, if indeed it can be made improvement to be done. Because the repetition factor of production processes continuously. Distance of one inch would be a very long distance if it is done thousands of times.

Reduction of movements involving manual labor

Posted in Material Handling

It is important in lean manufacturing is to reduce the movement of goods and service as short as possible. The use of hearing aids in the transport of material handling is absolutely necessary to minimize the use of physical force operators. This is intended to save human power that controls the activity of manufacturing. However saving human power can be saved by implementing lean manufacturing 5S well.

As discussed earlier that lean manufacturing will be achieved only if they can reduce the time or the movement of manufacturing activity. To reduce this many things can be done for example by automation, material storage closer to the production process or by recruiting more members to pursue the time of production and others.