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Title: Making Your Farm Business More Efficient Through Lean Thinking Principles


1
Making Your Farm Business More Efficient Through
Lean Thinking Principles
2
Why Lean Thinking?
  • The ability to adapt to the mindset as an early
    adopter should provide a competitive advantage to
    the farm operation, as your operation can act as
    a partner in improving the entire chain from
    field to table

3
What is Lean Thinking?
  • Lean Thinking is a systematic approach to
    identifying and eliminating waste while focusing
    on adding value to your internal and external
    customers.

4
What is Lean Thinking?
  • Lean thinking describes an approach to business
    that aims to deliver more and more with less and
    less .
  • Less human effort,
  • Less equipment,
  • Less time
  • Less space
  • Lean thinking involves identifying and
    eliminating all forms of waste in supply chains
    and focusing instead on what delivers value for
    consumers.

5
The Lean Drivers
  • Lean Thinking
  • Employee Involvement

Customer Success
  • Flow
  • Elimination of Waste
  • Tools to support people and process

6
Defining Value
7
Defining Waste
  • Waste is anything that consumes time or resources
    but does not add value to the product or service,
    as viewed from the perspective of the customer.

8
Wastes
  • -Long period of inactivity for people,
    information, machinery, or materials
  • Procrastination
  • Calls not returned
  • Waiting for clarification or approval from the
    Boss
  • No inventory control
  • -Extra steps taken by employees and equipment to
    accommodate inefficient process layout, defects,
    reprocessing, overproduction or excess inventory
  • Walking around an unorganized shop
  • Location of office
  • Employee turnover

9
Wastes (cont)
  • Frequent errors in paperwork, product resulting
    in scrap, rework or repair
  • Confusion due to poor communication
  • Data entry error (age verification, pedigree
    registration, Agri-Stability)
  • Spoiled product
  • Using the wrong sets of tools, procedures or
    systems
  • Entering data several times
  • Improper equipment for the job

10
Wastes (cont)
  • Producing more/sooner than the internal or
    external customer needs
  • Mixing of products that can expire
  • Excessive storage of products until the customer
    needs them
  • Excessive storage and delay of information or
    products.
  • Wrong materials
  • Sales on raw materials

11
Wastes (cont)
Transportation
  • Excessive movement of people, information, or
    materials. Handling damage could be incurred.
  • Not finishing jobs
  • Poor planning
  • -Untapped Human Capital
  • Skill sets of employees
  • Part-time or contract hire for unwanted or highly
    skilled task
  • Teamwork
  • -Energy
  • Power waste

12
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Ford Motor Co.
13
Lean Thinking for Producers in Alberta
  • 5 primary producers from both crop and livestock
    production have taken advantage of program
    funding.

14
Potential Funding for Producers in Alberta
  • Growing Forward Productivity Improvement Project
    for Producers
  • Phase 1 Introductory Educational session
  • Introducing and developing the producers
    education in Lean principles.
  • Cost 100 covered by AB Agriculture and Rural
    Development (ARD)
  • Phase 2 In-depth Training Session
  • Identification of opportunities for Key
    Improvement Projects and actions for the company
    to pursue a Lean culture and continual process
    improvement.
  • Cost100 up to 25,000 covered by ARD

15
Is this for my Operation?
  • Primary producer with an Alberta crop or
    livestock operation with a market value of
    production exceeding 10,000 annually
  • Willing to share information with Alberta
    Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) staff and
    consultants
  • Motivated to implement change, provide resources
    and commit time
  • Part of an existing value chain (preferably)
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