Lean Logistics

COURSE OUTLINE

This course introduces the concepts of Lean Warehousing and how it related to efficient Logistics. Lean warehousing forms an important component of the supply chain – where controlling cost, quality and efficiency are essential for competitive advantage. The course will demonstrate to those directly involved in warehouse operations the various ways they can introduce and operate lean warehousing operations.

 

The course is a mix of conventional training, team problem solving exercises and on site visit.

 

Topics include:

1. Introduction

  • Overview of the Supply chain

  • Lean Principles & Concepts

  • Concept of Warehouse Operations

  • Industry specific Logistics needs

  • What is Lean Warehousing

2. Understanding Lean Concepts

  • Efficiency

  • Waste

  • Value

  • Flows

  • Customers

  • Constraints

  • Improvement

3. Warehouse Operations

  • Flows & Products

  • Functional differences

  • Material Handling

  • Layout & Storage

  • Operational Control

  • Systems & Data

  • Location & Access

  • People and Controls

  • Loading & Transport

  • Safety & Risk

  • Growth

4. Warehouse Walk Around

  • How to observe issues

  • Layout & Flow

  • Optimizing space

  • House keeping & access

  • People & Productivity

5. Operational Case Study / model design & layout

  • Mapping processes

  • Setting Improvement goals

  • Training and Change

6. Execution and Control

7. What have we learned?

8. Action Plan Ahead.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Logistics managers

  • Warehouse supervisors

  • Supply Chain associates

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