lower carts had better center of gravity,
but they caused our operators to have
to bend down with each door stacked.
While on a Gemba Walk (that’s just a
fancy term for going to see where the
work is actually done), we saw it was a
challenging task to count the doors on
a cart without re-handling them. Also,
there was a giant game of Tetris going
on to ensure the pile was somewhat
stable, as you can see in the before
photo. In shipping, an inspector would
go through the same laborious process
to unstack and check each door.
The improvement came from one
of our process engineers who suggested an L-shaped cart that leaned
After the improvements, the carts had a lower center of gravity, allowed for easier
stacking and counting, and made the whole process easier for one person to handle. Continued...
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