Lean in retail – University of St Andrews Shop

Rosie, Sales Associate at the University Retail Store, talks of her team’s experience with St Andrews Lean Consulting. How we started The University of St Andrews Retail Store began its journey with Lean in January. As a team, we thought this would be a great way to...

Three sources of loss

The overriding purpose of a lean system is to configure assets, material resources, and workers in a way that improves the process flow to the customer’s benefit while minimizing losses caused by waste, variability, and inflexibility. These forms of loss are obvious...

Lean in orbit

As we know Lean methodology increasingly predominates among the most successful enterprises and organisations on earth, but now Lean is on its way to launching up into the cosmos, yes, Lean is going galactic. So, what do I mean by this, well, you will have heard about...

Lean in the military

Lean Methodology and the Integrated Review; Defence in a Competitive Age Hello readers! For those who watch the news as obsessively as I do, you will have certainly seen the role the British Army has been playing in delivering the UK’s vaccination programme. More...