Lean Warehousing

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Overview

Lean Warehousing

Course Description

This course will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to a successful supply chain implementation and the starting point for a transformation. It is critical to manage safety, quality and efficiency. Learn to leverage the lean supply chain modifications to improve customer responsiveness and reduce operating costs and in doing so contributing to a supply chain that creates a competitive advantage for a company. To accomplish this goal, we must bring lean principles into the warehouse and distribution center.

Course Content

LEAN WAREHOUSE OVERVIEW

SUPPLY CHAIN IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK

LEAN STORAGE PLANNING APPROACH

APPLICATION OF A LEAN STORAGE LOCATION SIZING METHOD

JIT IMPLEMENTATION APPROACH

HOW TO DEVELOP STANDARD WORK BATCHES

GENERATION OF AN OPERATIONAL DIAGRAM

CREATION OF A DAILY OPERATIONAL WORK LOAD PLAN

DEVELOPMENT OF A PROGRESS CONTROL BOARD

Session Details

  • Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout. Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or alumni of GT EMIL and MSSCE programs are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout. Members of certain organizations are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Org at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for supply chain professionals, logistics professionals, material managers, production control managers, transportation managers, warehousing managers, and purchasing managers.

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What You Will Learn

  • Lean warehousing overview
  • Supply chain implementation framework
  • Lean storage planning and location sizing method
  • JIT implementation
  • Standard work batches
  • Operational diagrams
  • Operational workload plans
  • Progress control boards
  • Value stream map warehouse operations
  • How to create a warehouse operation based on visual management and real time problem solving
Supply chain professionals collaborating in warehouse

How You Will Benefit

  • Reduce inventories in the warehouse.
  • Reduce warehousing costs by as much as 25 percent.
  • Implement lean in the warehouse.
  • Create logistics collaboration between warehousing and other functional areas.
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I am really impressed with the scope of subjects covered and the practical case studies in diverse sectors from health, education, and other public sector projects.

- Kenny Onasanya
Team Lead

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