GA 291 | Understanding Your Suppliers with Denise Meredith


This episode features Denise Meredith. Ron and Denise discussed everything from working with suppliers, to casket manufacturing, to automation.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

The quote that inspires Denise (2:34)
How Denise was introduced to continuous improvement (3:12)
What makes people good at continuous improvement (4:56)
Denise’s work with suppliers (8:44)
Meeting resistance (13:22)
An anecdote about caskets (16:38)
The impact of automation and the challenges involved (20:49)
Why TPM will become even more important (24:09)
Denise’s advice for those new to lean (24:53)

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