How to integrate your suppliers for efficient logistics. The course aims to illustrate the methodologies and techniques that allow integration with suppliers, in order to outline a steamlined supply flow. In particular, the following will be analyzed: stock management and efinition of pickups, interactive order management and introduction of electronic kanban tags.
The objective of the course is to illustrate the key elements to take into consideration in management of road haulage of goods and measures to adopt in the choice of transport operator in order to reduce costs.
How to design a warehouse tailored to your needs. The course provides the methods to design and manage a lean warehouse. In particular, the topics of the incoming of material, their identification and the relative checks, the choice and the dimensioning of the containers and the storage locations, the degree of automation of the warehouse, the programming and the technologies to support the picking.
Design an efficient supply flow, from the warehouse to the plants. The course describes the techniques useful for the design of work stations, assembly lines and its interlocking in a lean perspective. In particular, the flow of materials is analyzed which leads to the balancing of the lines through the takt time, to the design of a work station and to the use of methods such as JIS or JIT for the arrival of materials on the line.
How to measure the performance of your supply chain. General overview on the supply chain. Design of the logistics system and identification of the state of the art. How to measure the performance of your supply chain and presentation of real cases.
The aim of the course is to provide participants with an introduction to the Lean philosophy and the Lean Thinking approach. Identification of waste (Muda) and techniques for eliminating it. The five principles of lean manufacturing and their extension from the company to the entire Supply Chain.
Acquisition of the principles and techniques used to map the value stream within the entire supply chain, from critical suppliers to the end customer. In particular, after an introduction to the Value Stream Map guidelines, the course will explain how to organise, in practical terms, a workshop to map the current state and redesign the value flow to embrace the Lean approach. The aim is to learn how to use the Value Stream Map as an everyday work tool, identifying every possible source of waste and planning specific improvement activities.