Desired Results

Desired Results

Targeting the "8 central wastes" of lean will provide optimal results that are in line with your business objectives. At the end of this exercise, the Fastenal and customer team will provide a summary calculating how overall profitability can be achieved in the following areas:

  • Providing better pricing by consolidating your supplier base
  • Reducing your inventory assets
  • Eliminating or reducing your obsolete inventory
  • Ensuring that the quality of your products meets the needs of your business
  • Reducing the square footage required to facilitate production materials
  • Identifying and eliminating non-value added functions
  • Improving your existing service levels
  • Reducing your inventory consumption by providing better control and traceability
  • Reducing your processing time