The 7 deadly wastes

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  • 7 Deadly Wastes
    • Overproduction
      • Making something before it is truly needed.
    • Waiting
      • Time when workers are waiting for the next step to be completed while no true value is being added
    • Motion
      • unnecessary movement of people
    • Transport
      • Unnecessary movement of raw materials, work-in-process or finished goods.
    • Over processing
      • More processing than what the customer actually requires
    • Inventory
      • Products and stock that are not needed at that point in time
    • Defects
      • Products with flaws or traits which don't meet standards


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