About Us – MHS Mission Statement

Assist companies to transform from a traditional manufacturing to Lean manufacturing. Material Handling Specialists does this by providing the most dependable & comprehensive material handling products and services which contributes to the success of our customers. This is done by combining the most innovative products with the most superior applications and customer service skills.

The Five Concepts of Lean Production

  1. Specify value in the eyes of the customer
  2. Identify the value stream and eliminate waste
  3. Make value flow at the pull of the customer
  4. Involve and empower employees
  5. Continuously improve in the pursuit of perfection

The Seven Muda 'deadly wastes'

  1. Overproduction
  2. Transportation
  3. Inventory
  4. Motion
  5. Over Processing
  6. Defects
  7. Waiting