Kim Menard appreciates Jacob Stoller’s thoughts on Lean construction, and adds a few of her own.
This is a great article. Time wastage can be a significant cost to a project not just in terms of production, but also in achieving optimum value of the work, which in turn affects profit. Engaging workers is essential to having a strong productive team. Project drawings/documents are reviewed in close detail during the design phase to look at more efficient and cost effective ways of achieving the desired outcome without high cost or loss of quality. Long delivery items are flagged and set as priority to ensure delivery meets schedule. No job ever runs perfectly but we have the tools to influence the outcome with good planning.