Paper Inventory Management: A Lean Approach

After years of inefficient visual monitoring of paper supplies, this in-plant developed a Lean approach to inventory management.

Some of the McGill University Health Centre in-plant team (from left): Abel De Andrade, print shop manager; Yanina Bergeron, Nuvera operator; Fernand Fortier, offset press operator; Maurice Dansereau, offset press operator; Tim Donnelly, digital color operator, David Berthiaume, finishing operator; and Serge Bell, coordinator.

Carmin Cristofaro

Tim Donnelly removes a tag from the plastic holder, indicating that this paper is going to be ordered by the coordinator.

Close-up of labels