Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of December 8, 2014.
According to Nokia’s announcement on December 4, 2014, Sanmina Corporation is “a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, today.” With that, Nokia Networks also recognized Sanmina for outstanding quality with an award for Supplier Excellence. Nokia and Sanmina have been working together for over 15 years and Sanmina’s excellence includes advanced methods in Lean and Six Sigma.
In this firm management article, CPA, Roman Kepczyk, details how Lean and Six Sigma can be implemented into accounting processes and procedures. Production efficiencies learned in the manufacturing industry can be applied to audit and accounting practices. Quality and compliance standards can greatly improve today’s digital audit workflows with LSS.
The Panalpina Group is one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain solutions. In a recent interview, Andrew Lahy, the Global Head of Business Improvement Logistics, shared that he is working hard to make operational excellence a core differentiator at the Panalpina Group when it comes to partnering and customer experience. Panalpina has a Lean initiative in place to help drive projects in all their facilities.