JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – General Motors South Africa is investing 16 million rand ($2.8 million) to refurbish a parts warehouse at its Port Elizabeth headquarters in an effort to gain efficiency. "We will be converting our warehouse into a true lean facility,” says Doug Harrison, after-sales director. “To do this, we will be using high levels of visual management tools and will also be implementing standardized work assignments. “Over and above this, we will be placing a special ...

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