The focus of this workshop is to present all of the main material delivery methods and practices, with the goal of creating an optimized and sustainable material delivery system. An even flow of materials to the line is the key to high operator productivity, optimum inventory investment, floor space reduction, and on-time delivery.
Reduce shortages dramatically.
Free up working capital by optimizing inventory.
Reduce factory floor space (by controlling inventory quantities).
Standardize your material delivery processes.
Manage materials tightly in spite of high-mix challenges.
Integrate outside suppliers on a pull system.
"I really found the workshop relevant to the work I do for my company. The sharing of ideas between companies through exercises was invaluable to my efforts."
— Chad, Boeing
"Richard and Gerard are both great teachers. It is clear how well they understand the material and Lean Manufacturing in general. The tours were also a big plus as we could see concrete examples of the discussed material handling strategies."
— Murphy, Loop Supply Systems
"Very good information on Kanban and PFEP!! Anyone that works in materials, even if it isn't management, could benefit from this course."
— Heather, Cummins
Who Should Participate?
This workshop has been designed for anyone responsible for designing, implementing, or managing the material delivery system or supply chain for a Mixed Model production line based on Lean principles.
- Material Managers
- Material Delivery Specialists
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Supply-Chain Professionals