Essays about: "Lean Construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words Lean Construction.

  1. 1. Inventory Management: A case study at Volvo Construction Equipment

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

    Author : Parth Jwala; [2020]
    Keywords : buffer management; lean inventory; inventory management; the theory of constraints; continuous improvement;

    Abstract : • Introduction In today’s world, manufacturing companies are keen to adopt lean methodologies to sustain an everchanging market. One way companies grow their business is by increasing customer satisfaction, customization and running the business in the optimal scenario. READ MORE

  2. 2. Configuration of an electronic Kanban board for planning analysis activities at an industrial laboratory

    University essay from KTH/Industriell produktion; KTH/Industriell produktion

    Author : Elin Andersson; Johanna Linda Nugin; [2020]
    Keywords : Kanban; electronic Kanban; Lean; WIP;

    Abstract : To improve productivity, it is important that the right product is produced in the right quantity when that product is needed. Kanban is a way to signalise the need for material and its main aspect is that it pulls materials through the processes only when needed. Kanban can therefore help reduce Work In Progress (WIP). READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Lean in construction projects : How can the workflow be improved by observing value streams?

    University essay from KTH/Ledning och organisering i byggande och förvaltning; KTH/Ledning och organisering i byggande och förvaltning

    Author : Emelie Ahrengart; Elsa Häggström; [2020]
    Keywords : Lean; Lean construction; Value Stream Mapping; Waste; Construction management; Lean; värdeflödesanalys; slöseri; byggprojektledning;

    Abstract : Research reveal that the construction industry does not have the same level of growth and development in performance compared to the manufacturing industry, and that Lean could be one solution to improve performance. Most research about Lean in the construction industry that exist today focus on simulating future scenarios. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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