J. Ross Publishing sent me a whole box full of complimentary books to read and review (Thanks!). Of the books in that box, Lean Six Sigma Logistics was really good. I recommend this book to anybody working in supply chain, fulfillment and distribution, logistics, transportation – AND – is interested in applying Lean Thinking to the Supply Chain.
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Here’s the description of Lean Six Sigma Logistics:
Reducing costs, rushing to market and accelerating lead times are vital for survival in todayâ€™s competitive environment. Inventory is no longer considered an asset, and strategies need to be in place to operate with minimal amounts of it. Lean Six Sigma Logistics illustrates how to integrate Lean, Six Sigma and Logistics into a cohesive process that will help eliminate unnecessary inventories through disciplined efforts to understand and reduce variation, while increasing speed and flow in the supply chain.
This â€œhow toâ€ book provides the vehicle to solidify strategic position, win over customers, and achieve increased profit margins. It is the one book that executives, practitioners, consultants and academics will all want on their bookshelf. A must read for the CEO, CIO, CFO, COO, VP, Director, or Logistics Manager.
- Provides a method to develop strategies as well as tactical steps for successful operational implementation of Lean Six Sigma Logistics
- Addresses top management concerns while providing necessary tools and guidance for the logistics practitioner
- Features the Logistics Bridge Model to serve as your compass and map for leveraging value, eliminating waste, and enhancing your abilities to view the supply chain with a critical eye and to develop a vision for continuous improvement
- Presents definitive answers for improving operations, making customers happy, and reducing logistics costs and variability