Central Trading uses lean manufacturing | Bangkok Post: business

Business >

Central Trading uses lean manufacturing

- +

Two years ago Central Trading Co, a unit of the Central Marketing Group, paid its staff the daily minimum wage of 215 baht, which accounted for 20% of production costs. 

Employees making jeans can complete more than one process now, meaning Central Trading actually spends less on wages despite the daily minimum wage hike. NANCHANOK WONGSAMUTH

Despite the increase to 300 baht on Jan 1, the company lowered jeans production costs by 7 million baht per year after it took advantage of projects by the Industrial Promotion Department to promote lean manufacturing and maximise material utilisation.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

1 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments