Toyota Donates Efficiency Engineers to New York Charity | Wyly Wade
This is a great way to give more. All to often you see money going into charities just to continue to support bad process. At a soup kitchen in Harlem, Toyota's engineers cut down the wait time for dinner to 18 minutes from as long as 90. At a food pantry on Staten Island, they reduced the time people spent filling their bags to 6 minutes from 11. And at a warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where volunteers were packing boxes of supplies for victims of Hurricane Sandy, a dose of kaizen cut the time it took to pack one box to 11 seconds from 3 minutes. Related articles In Lieu of Money, Toyota Donates Efficiency to New York Charity Toyota newest form of charity: donate its efficiency