Logistics Management ASSIGNMENT -3 Critical Thinking The purpose of this assignment is

Logistics Management

ASSIGNMENT -3

Critical Thinking

The purpose of this assignment is to identify and apply Logistics and Supply Chain Management concepts/tools to suggest logistics performance priorities.

Use Saudi digital Library (SDL) search engine.

Search Title: THE BENEFITS OF LEAN MANUFACTURING what lean thinking offers the process Industries

Authors Name: Melton,T

Source: In 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Research and Design June 2005 83(6):662-673

Read out the research paper carefully and based on your understanding you should answer the following questions.

Questions:

Why Manufacturing Companies focuses on Lean Thinking? (1.5 Marks)

What do understand by the term overproduction? Why it consider as the biggest waste of all? (1.5 Marks)

Assess the reasons for using lean thinking. What are the benefits from Suppliers to end users? (1.5 Marks)

References (0.5 Marks)

The Answer must follow the outline points below:

Each answer should be 400 to 500 range of word counts.

Lean Thinking Concept

Their Main functions

Reasons with suitable Examples

Reference

Note: You can Support your answer by reading chapter 7 of your book.

You can use secondary source available on internet.