The goal of the Lean Warehouse 101 is to make warehousing, distribution and fulfillment centers more competitive in their respective markets. Through understanding how to implement Lean Principles in a warehouse environment, participants can make changes in their company that will eliminate waste, maximize productivity and increase profits. The class will yield immediate results as students return to their workplace with an understanding of waste and how to begin eliminating it from the process.
Participants will learn the basic definitions of terms used in Lean Thinking, as well as 5S, Visual Controls, Facility Layout, Teams, Batch Size Reduction, Quality at the Source, POUS, and Pull Systems.
They will learn how to reduce order lead times by 80%, reduce work in progress up to 90%, reduce floor space up to 75%, and improve quality up to 90%. The class consists of a combination of classroom learning and three rounds of live simulation.
The workshop is designed for up to 15 people.
Duration and Location
The workshop is one day for a total of 8 hours.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Information on scheduling and fees can be obtained by calling 918-906-5226.
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