Ryder experts unveil the five leading principles for a LEAN supply chain, which leads to a culture of continuous improvement, increased efficiency and less waste. In the supply chain arena, creating a LEAN culture offers tremendous opportunities for companies seeking continuous, incremental gains in quality and efficiency. Experts also identify the seven types of waste that can weaken a supply chain. In a LEAN culture, if something doesn't add value, it is eliminated. Rather than deploying ambitious programs with sweeping reforms, a LEAN operation makes incremental improvements daily.