In a market where price was the main competitive factor a leading Mexican distributor of frozen goods, undertook a project to reduce waste using a four-stage process of 1) context analysis and direction setting; 2) mapping and analysis; 3) waste reduction initiatives, and ;4) application and control. A Value Stream Mapping (VSM) exercise identified waste related to transportation vehicles and found several areas of waste, including low fleet utilisation, high levels of waiting times at the plant...

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
11.1.4 Manage cash flow
5.4.2 Deliver products to customers
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance

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