Lean construction concepts focus on minimizing waste while maximizing efficiency, concepts that apply across the constructional materials supply chain and onto jobsites and field offices alike. Lean concepts can reduce cost, improve safety, and are a key element to increasing productivity. Lean can be incorporated at all levels, but must start with support from top level management. We will examine Lean principles and discuss methods for productivity improvement through concepts such as 5S. Bottom line is Lean methodologies and productivity improvement can increase your profit margin and give you a competitive advantage in your market!