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WOO! Waiting. Overprocessing. Overproduction

The following are abridged and edited version of articles that first appeared in WHERE To Print, written by WTP columnist, Andrew Malson Waiting There can be no value attributed to waiting. That sentence could be the start and end of this section. The unit of measurement of waiting is time and while Time Management spurned […]

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TIMWOOD – Inventory & Motion

A continuation of “Wasteful thinking..”, an abridged version of the series of articles by Andrew Malson, first published in WHERE To Print magazine. Inventory Surplus inventory impacts working capital, takes up space and takes time to manage. On the other hand, if your business isn’t cash restrained and you have the space and time to […]

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Wasteful thinking – how to understand the value stream

An article written by my colleague and Print/Packaging industry columnist, Andrew Malson. This piece has been segmented for the blog and complements previous articles by him. This article first appeared in WHERE To Print magazine. Introduction In this article I begin to further discuss Lean methodology by looking at waste as a concept; what it […]