Item description for Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategic Development toOperational Success by Thomas J. Goldsby & Robert Martichenko...
Reducing costs, rushing to market and accelerating lead times are vital for survival in today'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 "how to" 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.
Key Features: -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
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.18 lbs.
Release Date Aug 11, 2005
Publisher J. Ross Publishing
ISBN 1932159363 ISBN13 9781932159363
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More About Thomas J. Goldsby & Robert Martichenko
Thomas J. Goldsby has an academic affiliation as follows - Ohio State University.
Reviews - What do customers think about Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategic Development toOperational Success?
One more good book on lean logistics Feb 9, 2006
This book gives a good overall picture of lean logistics from different angles, not going into much detail. Must read for all exec level, who should understand the impact and benefits of adapting lean logistics combined with six sigma.
As authors mentioned, today many managements go after transportation expenses without understanding "total logistics cost". Who ever understand the concept of "total logistics cost", they will be able to derive advantages of lean logistics.
They say it can't be done... Dec 3, 2005
I would suggest this book to anyone interested in Lean, Six-Sigma, or Logistics. Dr. Goldsby and Mr. Martichenko take three subject matters and blend them into a well orchestrated logistics model that would make any logistics professional re-think the way s/he is executing their logistics plan. Anyone from a truck driver or dock worker to the CEO of a fortune 500 company could benefit from having his or her eyes opened to the amount of waste and imperfections that happen within the Logistics industry. It's surprising to think that so many companies are too busy trying to implement Lean and Six-Sigma into their production/outbound that they are losing money hand over foot with their logistics. Great Buy! Great Investment! Highly recommended!