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 Autumn is definitely upon us in Melbourne and here are a few heart-warming articles and videos to keep you going!

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“On Time In Full: Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Production Planning” by Timothy McLean

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 On Time, In Full


TXM Lean Minute – How to Design Your Lean Warehouse for Efficient Picking

A key cause of waste in a warehouse is excessive transportation and motion. Carefully designing your warehouse to minimise unnecessary motion and transport and provide the right type of storage for the right parts can maximise warehouse efficiency and improve safety.

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lean warehouse michelle brown


Five Ways to Improve Supplier Performance

Whether your business is involved in manufacturing or distribution, chances are that the number one reason why you fail to deliver to your customers on time and in full is your suppliers.  So why are so many suppliers so bad and what can you do to improve supplier performance?

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improve supplier performance

Developing an Action Plan for Real World Improvements

This article is to remind you of the importance of thinking through the creation of an action plan, making sure your plan is as good as it can be with the time and information you have at the time, and then GETTING IT DONE! And then remember to review and make changes as you need to, to achieve your goal.

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steps for a good action plan

Improve Buy In with a Visual Action Plan

We want to improve team buy in and take your action plan to the next level by making it visual. We’ll go into what is a visual action plan, with examples and why it’s important for team buy in while rolling out the plan to achieve your goals.

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 benchmark action plans project overview


Tim McLean to Present at the AME USA 2017 Conference In Boston

TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean, will be presenting a full day workshop at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence USA Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on October 9-13. Tim’s workshop will focus on unlocking the secrets of the lean supply chain.

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 Bumper Month for Best Practice Network Members in May

May is shaping up as a bumper month for Best Practice Network with no fewer than six events planned right around Australia. As a member of Best Practice Network you and a colleague can go on any event on the Best Practice Network Calendar in any state.

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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