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 We’re back for the April Newsletter and we hope your Continuous Improvement and Lean activities are going well.

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TXM Lean Minute – How to Start a Visual Management Board

We all know visual management boards are an important part of a Lean Management System, but how do you start. This Lean Minute video provides some practical tips on how to get your visual management board started in a way that engages your people.

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How Do You Reduce Lead Time in Your Supply Chain?

Excessively long lead times are the single biggest factor leading to poor supply chain performance. If your business is suffering with excessive lead times from suppliers, especially international suppliers, then this article will provide some practical tips on how to reduce your lead times.

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Lean won’t work here? Try the “Quick Wins” Approach

Is there a way for people not to “roll their eyes” when the “lean” word is out of the bag? Let’s start with the view that a “lean” business is ultimately trying to improve, focussing on growing people and working together. That’s where the quick wins approach can work well. Then we can start with defining the big goals and how using Lean tools to reach those objectives..

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Lean Tools to Support Make to Order Production

Here we  look at three key Lean Manufacturing tools to help support the implementation of a make to order production system. Each tools addresses a different issue and when done well, they do complement each other. .

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Best Practice Network to Launch in Western Australia

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Best Practice Network business network in Western Australia. We already have four confirmed events, the first to be hosted on 14 June by CSR Viridian in Perth.

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Gary Pollard Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant in Brisbane

TXM is pleased to welcome Gary Pollard to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant in Queensland. Gary has had a successful 30+ year career implementing business improvement across five continents and over 120 companies

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And if any of these ideas has sparked a thought, just give us a call on 1 300 165 606, from anywhere around Australia or call one of our Global Offices. We’d love to hear from you!

If you need further inspiration, you can view our previous E-News Issues