Participants will learn the basic definitions of terms used in Lean Manufacturing, 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 goal of Lean Warehouse 101 is to equip distributers and warehouse personnel to be 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.
- The workshop is designed for up to 15 people.
- The workshop is one day for a total of 8 hours. Lunch is provided.
- There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Duration and LocationThe lean warehouse workshop is 1 day and 8 full hours. Classes are typically taught at the clients local Technology Center, or on-site with the proper facilities.
In Tulsa, classes and simulations are located at Tulsa Technology’s Training Center:
3638 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK.
In Oklahoma City, classes and simulations are located at Metro Technology Center:
1700 Springlake Drive, OKC, OK 73111