Enhancing the Life Science Supply Chain Through Lean and Just-in-Time Manufacturing

January 10, 2024
Wesley Boyce


How can lean and just-in-time manufacturing significantly enhance the efficiency and responsiveness of supply chains, particularly in the critical field of life sciences?

Wesley Boyce, Professor of Supply Chain Management & Logistics at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, offers valuable insights into this question, particularly highlighting how these methodologies can drastically reduce lead times, improve quality control, and manage inventory more effectively in life sciences.

“This ability to adapt ensures that we are responsive and flexible enough to not be hurt by [demand changes], at least as badly,” Boyce says.

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