Essays about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Production Planning With the Last Planner System on Construction Projects in Sweden : An Exploratory Case Study of Challenges and Improvement Measures

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Maria Dag; Apoorv Garg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean Construction; Production Control; Last Planner system; Lean Construction; Production Control; Last Planner system;

    Abstract : One of the main assumptions in conventional production process is that each component or part of the production process can be controlled separately as if they are not dependent on anything. This assumption gives rise to problems such as need of effective collaboration with different actors and constraints in budgets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adapting Value Stream Mapping to Circular Product Flows. : From Manufacturing to Equipment Rental.

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : CHRISTIAN STRÖM; [2019]
    Keywords : Value Stream Mapping; Warehouse Operations; Distribution Centre; Return Handling; Linear Regression and Lean.; Värdeflödeskartläggning; Lager Hantering; Distributions Center; Returhantering; Linjär Regression och Lean.;

    Abstract : The rise of the sharing economy is forcing industries to move from traditional take-make-waste economy towards circular ones (Schuttelaar & Partners, 2019). Along with the increasing influence of e-commerce, supply-chain collaboration and globalization has increased the pressure of warehouse operations and requires more efficient operations with the use of less resources thanever before (Frazelle, 2016). READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. En möjlig lösning på bristen på prisvärda bostäder i Nairobi, Kenya- En fältstudie i Nairobi County

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Installations- och klimatiseringslära; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Byggnadsfysik

    Author : Kamil Abdi Sheikh; [2019]
    Keywords : Housing shortage; EPS technology; Lean construction; Technophobia Affordable housing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : I ett försök att begränsa bostadsproblem i Nairobi, som är så enorma att det blir en av Kenyas regerings "fyra stora agenda" som innebär topp regeringens prioriteringar när det gäller utveckling. Denna studie fokuserar på den största staden i Kenya (hänsyn till befolkningen), Nairobi. READ MORE