Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategic Development to Operational Success

By Thomas Goldsby and Robert Martichenko

Published August 2005 by J. Ross Publishing

Speed to market, reducing costs, and accelerating lead times are vital for survival in today’s competitive environment. This "how to" book illustrates how to integrate Lean, Six Sigma and Logistics into a cohesive process that will help you eliminate unnecessary inventories through disciplined efforts to understand and reduce variation, while increasing speed and flow in the supply chain. Lean Six Sigma Logistics 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.

Key Features:

  • Provides a method to develop strategies as well as tactical steps for successful operational implementation of Lean Six Sigma Logistics
  • Teaches you to uncover, calculate and reduce total logistics costs
  • Addresses top management concerns while providing all the necessary tools and guidance on how to use them for the logistics practitioner
  • Covers the technical issues as well as the leadership aspects of Lean Six Sigma Logistics
  • Presents definitive answers for improving operations, making customers happy, and reducing costs and variability and includes a case study that can be used to teach and coach employees or students