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SCL Course: Lean Warehousing

Time: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

Event Details

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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Supply chain professionals, logistics professionals, material managers, production control managers, transportation managers, warehousing managers 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
  • 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
COURSE MATERIALS

Required

  • Laptop
  • Calculator

Provided

  • Memory stick
  • Book: Managing Global Supply & Risk: Best Practices Concepts and Strategies by Dr. Robert Trent and Lew Roberts

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

This course is part of the Distribution Operations Analysis and Design (DOAD) Certificate.

PROGRAM TIMES

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • Second Day (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • Third/Last Day (8:00am-5:00pm)
ISyE location map

Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343