GA 308 | Lessons Learned at Toyota with Andy Reith


This episode features Andy Reith. Ron and Andy discussed working at Toyota, the challenges small businesses face, and more.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

The quote that inspires Andy (2:32)
Andy’s background (3:18)
What Andy learned from working at Toyota (5:16)
What Respect for People means to Andy (6:56)
How Andy learned some of the lean tools (8:38)
What Andy is up to these days (10:15)
The challenges small businesses face (11:14)
About Origin Maine (12:33)
Some of the improvements Andy has seen (15:25)
Andy’s observations on strategy at small manufacturers (18:49)
About his own andon system (24:07)
Andy’s advice (27:24)

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