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Happy New Year and Best Wishes for a Successful 2017.

This is a special New Years edition of our monthly E-Newsletter for customers of UBT Europe who attended the Lean Workshops in December. It contains a range of videos and blogs that I am hoping will be of interest and useful to you in better understanding how Lean can apply to your business.

If this kind of content is NOT of interest to you, then please unsubscribe using the link below. Otherwise you can look forward to our next E-Newsletter in early February.

I look forward to staying in touch.


Tim McLean – TXM Lean Solutions


Lean Case Study Video – Henry Technologies Lean Warehouse

How do you implement Lean in a Warehouse? This case study video explains how Lean warehouse processes were implemented at refrigeration components distributor, Henry Technologies delivering improved safety, productivity, accuracy and on-time delivery.

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Lean Office Case Study Video – Olex Cables Lean Sales Office

Lean is famous for the results it delivers on the factory floor, but the Lean approach can deliver equal results in the office. In this Lean case study TXM Director, Tim McLean interviews Nexans Olex Cables Australia Sales Manager, Brendan King, about the success of the Lean Sales Office project at Nexans Olex Cables.

Watch the Video…

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The Top Five Lean Tools You Wont Need A Consultant to Implement

Implementing Lean manufacturing has its challenges and most companies engage or employ experienced experts or lean consultants such as TXM to get their Lean transformation underway. However there are many lean tools and principles that you can do yourself, without the need for a lean consultant or hiring an internal expert.

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Why Distribution Businesses Fail to Deliver On Time, in Full for Customers

Why do Distribution businesses fail to deliver on time in full. The reasons why supply chains fail to deliver on time in full. Simple tips from new book.

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Address Old Problems with The Six Big Losses in Manufacturing

The Six Big Losses examine efficiency problems and is a framework about having fewer defects, stoppages and breakdowns. The blog explains the six big losses – how to measure them and how to eliminate them in your business.

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Anthony Clyne Heading to the UK in February

TXM Consulting Director Anthony Clyne will be heading to the UK for two weeks in February 2017. Anthony will be consulting with selected UK customers as well as supporting our growing UK Lean consulting team to apply TXM’s unique approach to implementing Lean thinking.

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New Book about Lean Supply Chains from Tim McLean

On Time-In Full – Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Production Planning is the title of the latest book from  Tim McLean, Director, TXM Lean Solutions.

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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