Fleet moves ahead with Lean projects, saving money and reducing waste 

Crossposted from DES Express 

Folks in Fleet have been busy working on ways to make processes more efficient. In fact, they have three examples of new or improved processes that will save the county money, reduce waste, and free up staff time for other Lean work. 

“We’ve been on a Lean journey way before I got here in late 2018,” said Lynn Walters, shop supervisor. “COVID slowed everything down but we were able to get back on track.” 

Walters said there has been universal alignment and support of the Lean efforts from the shop floor to Fleet Operations Manager Chris Gavigan to Fleet Director Jennifer Lindwall and DES Director Caroline Whalen. 

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