Lean Service Waste in Food Safety

The original seven wastes (Muda (Japanese term)) were defined by Taiichi Ohno, the father of the Toyota Production System. They were Transportation, Inventory, Motion, Wait, Over-processing, Over-Production, and Defect. These wastes have been often been redefined to better fit new organizations, industries, or external processes. One redefinition of these wastes for service operations by Bicheno and Holweg (2009) is […]

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WSHA 109 th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo

This year’s theme is “Is your orchard ready? Preparing your operation for the future.” ApRecs will be exhibiting and look forward to meeting you there. More details will be posted in the upcoming weeks. However, keep your calender open, December 2, 3, and 4th 2013 at the Wenatchee Convention center. Registration can be found at http://www.wahort.org/. An […]

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