Know the Forms of Waste (DOWNTIME)

Know the Forms of Waste (DOWNTIME)

There are 8 forms of process waste that exist. A common acronym for summarizing the different types of waste is DOWNTIME. DOWNTIME stands for defects, overproduction, waiting, non-utilized talent, transportation, inventory, motion, and extra-processing

Thomas West, MBB

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