5S Red Tags – The Correct Way to Use A Simple Lean Tool

If you already have knowledge of what 5S is, it’s likely you’ve probably also heard the term “Lean” before with reference to manufacturing, production, and warehouse/general business management. If not, and you’re just wondering what the heck this 5S thing is that every keeps talking about, well, that’s just fine []

Red Tags

In the factory or workshop, the possibility of items piling up in one place is rife. To prevent such a problem, facilities use the red tag method. This is simply a way of identifying the flagged items. When some employees have identified the items, everybody in the facility will know that somebody plans []