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Lean Materials Planning and Execution by Donald Sheldon

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1 EVOLUTION OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND LEAN

EVOLUTION OFMATERIALSMANAGEMENTAND LEAN

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INTRODUCTION

Materials management has been around since the beginnings of time. Efficiency follows function in every process, including material management. It is a sure bet that the cavemen developed and evolved systems for efficiency in procuring food for their survival. It is not much different today. Materials professionals are still developing methods to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the supply-chain flow. The hunting ground just ...

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