Lean Distribution: Implementing Lean in Distribution, Logistics, and Supply Chain Operations

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-01-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-29-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-05-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-30-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-07-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-04-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-30-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • June-24-2024

    London

  • June-24-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-08-2024

    Singapore

  • July-08-2024

    Paris

  • July-15-2024

    Dubai

  • July-15-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-22-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-22-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-29-2024

    London

  • Aug-05-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-12-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-12-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-19-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-19-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-26-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-26-2024

    London

  • Sep-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-09-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-09-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-16-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-16-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-23-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-23-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-30-2024

    London

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-14-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-14-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-21-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-21-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-28-2024

    London

  • Oct-28-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-11-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-11-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-18-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-18-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-25-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-25-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-09-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-16-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-16-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-23-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-23-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-30-2024

    London

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 

Introduction
 
  • History of Lean: The Toyota Production System
  • Lean Manufacturing vs Lean Distribution

 

Lean Distribution Concepts
 
  • Lean change and distribution
  • Distribution operations improvement
  • The framework for Lean Distribution
  • Distribution challenges
  • Distribution optimization
  • Business process transformation
  • ERP transformation
 
Lean Distribution Methodology
 
  • Lean capabilities
  • Customer service policy
  • Buffer strategy
  • Replenishment cycles
  • The pull approach

 

Preparing for Lean Distribution
 
  • Planning a Lean transformation
  • Taking inventory of the process
  • Calculating the total cost of fulfillment
  • Defining KPIs according to the client
  • Observing transactional-level details from receipt to delivery
  • Overcoming resistance
  • Preparing a pilot project
 
Implementing Lean Distribution
 
  • Assembling the teams
  • Measuring and adjusting
  • Eliminating waste
  • Just-in-time delivery
  • Minimizing human effort
  • Prioritizing safety and cleanliness

 

Improving the Flow of Inventory
 
  • Improving events is not enough
  • Providing vision and plans to connect improvement activities
  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

 

Lean Tools for the Warehouse

 

  • Pareto analysis – what are the big problems?
  • Cause and effect diagram – what’s causing the problem?
  • Stratification – how is the data made up?
  • Check sheet – how often does it occur?
  • Histograms – what is the overall variation?
  • Scatter charts – what are the relationships between the factors?
  • Process control chart – which variations to control and how?

 

Assessing the Results of Lean
 
  • Lean maturity matrix
  • Tracking performance
  • Benchmarking against other companies
  • Continuous monitoring and improvement
 
Developing Lean Leaders

 

  • Creating a Lean leadership team
  • Creating a succession system

 

Complimentary Methodologies

 

  • Agile and Scrum
  • Six Sigma

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