lab capacity

Understanding Lean Lab for Operations Excellence Teams

Published by John Larkin in Lean Laboratory on August 19, 2020

Service level is a key deliverable in any lean lab project, and the business will not tolerate poor lead time performance in order to deliver benefits elsewhere.

When designing lean lab solutions, a key design target is to be as productive as possible, while delivering consistently against the lead time targets of the business.    

Surge Capacity in Labs

Published by Tom Reynolds in Lean Laboratory, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Programs on July 17, 2020

One of the key goals of ‘Lean Lab’ is to create lab processes that operate and are resourced at the ‘levelled demand rate’. This enables the Lab to efficiently and productively meet the needs of the business.