Lean Warehousing and Distribution Operations: Gemba-Based Workshop

January 29-30, 2020 | Tamarac, FL
May 13-14, 2020 | Hamilton, ON
September 30 – October 1, 2020 | Grapevine, TX
In this workshop, you will learn how to develop a storage environment that enables a conventional distribution facility with improved efficiency, quality, safety, and space utilization.

Day One

  • Lean Warehouse Overview
  • Simulation/Round 1: Traditional Operation Lean Storage
  • Gemba walk & benchmarking – LeanCor Distribution Center
  • Simulation Round 2: Operation After Lean Benchmarking

Day Two

  • Group Storage Exercise
  • Lean Implementation Framework
  • Process Implementation Phases 1-3: Standardize/Stabilize current state, future state standardized work, group exercise, and future state operational design
  • Process Implementation Phases 4-5: Synchronized operations, exercises, and stabilize/improve processes
  • Simulation/Round 3: Lean Warehouse Operation
  • Summary and reflection
Date(s)January 29-30, 2020
May 13-14, 2020
September 30 - October 1, 2020
Duration8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
LocationJanuary 29-30, 2020
City Furniture
6701 N Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321

May 13-14, 2020
Navistar Canada
571 Glover Road
Hamilton
Ontario, Canada L0R 1P0

September 30 - October 1, 2020
Mercedes-Benz USA Warehouse
4303 Lakeside Pkwy
Grapevine, TX 75052
Instructors Dave Graham
Luis Quinones
Cost$1,600* (Includes all materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks each day)