The staff at Global Links took an honest look at the medical device storage room after they’d completed their first learning sessions about Lean. They thought that the Lean technique of 5S could help them sort things out and make things run more efficiently. Since that first 5S, Global Links found another warehouse space that fit their needs better. The space suited their equipment, reduced travel time of volunteers and staff members, made finding things easier.
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