Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of December 19, 2016.
Visual Guided Vehicles Optimize Workflow Processes
Labor costs account for over 70% of lift truck ownership expenses. So with the help Lean Six Sigma methodologies, Seegrid, a pioneer in three-dimensional vision navigation, demonstrated their vision guided vehicles (VGVs) to help cut costs and reduce wasted travel time for manufacturing and distribution facilities.
Lean Six Sigma Methodology Can Effectively Reduce Cesarean Section Rate
According to a study published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, using Lean Six Sigma methodology was found to be successful in reducing the rate of cesarean sections from 41.83 to 32.00% within 10 months after introduction of the improvement measures.