Lean Warehousing

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  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday August 21, 2012 - Thursday August 23, 2012
      8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: GT Global Learning Center
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The ultimate goal of lean thinking is to reduce our reliance on warehousing. However, the fact remains that warehousing and distribution center management is necessary because of extended lead times and unbalanced business process connections. Consequently, we want to manage warehousing as efficiently as possible. To accomplish this goal, we must bring lean principles into the warehouse and the distribution center. This course covers the lean principles that will help participants reduce waste in warehousing operations, manage the flow of inventory, instill disciplined processes and effectively use visual management.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Logistics Professionals
  • Material Managers and Production Control Managers
  • Transportation ,Warehousing, and Purchasing Managers

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Isolate the key elements of lean thinking to be used in the warehouse
  • Value stream map warehouse operations
  • Utilize lean tools to reduce waste in the warehouse
  • Create a warehouse operation based on visual management and real time problem solving
  • Reduce inventories in warehouse operations
  • Create collaboration between warehousing and other functional areas

Benefits:

  • Reduce inventories in the warehouse
  • Reduce warehousing costs by as much as 25%
  • Implement lean in the warehouse
  • Create logistics collaboration between warehousing and other functional areas

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Lean Warehouse Overview
  • Round One: "Receiving Simulation" Set-up, Run and Debrief
  • Lean Supply Chain Components Overview
  • Supplier Development / Procurement/ Ops Linkages
  • Shipping Simulation Set-up, Run, Debrief
  • Lean Storage Criteria & Methodology
  • Cross Docking
  • Lean Supply Chain Components Overview
  • Key Elements of a Lean Warehouse
  • Distribution Strategies
  • Round Two: "Receiving Simulation" Set-up, Run and Debrief
  • Quality Checking
  • Lean Supply Chain Components Overview
  • Round Two: "Shipping Simulation" Set-up, Run and Debrief
  • Round Three: "Receiving Simulation" Set-up, Run and Debrief
  • Lean Framework
  • Round Three: "Phase Implementation" Overview
  • Levelizing Volume
  • Workforce Allocation
  • Standardize/Stabilize Current State Processes
  • Develop Future State Processes
  • Define Standard Time Processes
  • Develop Future State Diagram
  • Operational Diagram Review
  • Develop Future State Standard Ops
  • Design & Implement Future State Ops Areas
  • Establish Work Load Planning
  • Develop Visual Management

ON-CAMPUS COURSE MATERIALS

Participants receive a course notebook.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

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Status
  • Created By: Anita Race
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 21, 2012 - 5:02am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm