Traditionally, contractors face a large amount of rework due to both poor field planning and poor coordination between engineering and construction. The loss of productivity caused by rework can be harnessed and turned around if the work packaging process is implemented properly. Efforts on work packaging conceptualization have been under research and implementation.
The Last Planner System from Lean Construction is a practice used in many construction sectors to organize work sequence in the field. The field core deliverable for the Last Planner System is the weekly work plan (WWP).
From Lean Thinking to Lean Construction practices
Lean Construction refers to the adaptation of Lean Thinking Principles and Concepts derived from the Toyota Production System (TPS) to construction. Lean production was developed by Engineer Ohno. Lean construction accepts the Ohno’s production system design criteria as a set of standards but that should be adapted to construction. Henc...