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1. What is the acronym for the seven categories of waste?
There is no acronym, they are known as the seven “M’s”
2. What are the Five S disciplines?
Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain
Study, Seek, Say, Sell, Satisfy
Stand, Straighten, Study, Send, Safety
3. Considering the seven categories of waste, what is the difference between transport and movement?
Transport is unnecessary logistics and shipping external to the facility and movement is the unnecessary movement of anything internal to the facility
Transport involves the unnecessary movement of product or process items from work station to work station and movement involves the unnecessary moving of the product or item within a work station
Transport deals with unnecessary movement of product or items being processes and movement deals with unnecessary movement of people who perform the process
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