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Lean Distribution: Applying Lean Manufacturing to Distribution, Logistics, and Supply Chain Kirk D Zylstra

Lean Distribution: Applying Lean Manufacturing to Distribution, Logistics, and Supply Chain

Kirk D Zylstra

Published March 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780471764045
ebook
240 pages
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Kirk Zylstras focus on the customer is a fresh approach to lean. Companies that can bear the burden of variability will develop a strategic advantage in todays volatile market.--Travis Jarrell Institute of Industrial Engineers Program Committee ChairLean Distribution is a comprehensive yet concise work with clear leanings. Kirks experience across a range of industries brings a unique understanding of common opportunities and solutions available to optimize distribution processes. Lean techniques, typically effective in manufacturing processes, are applied in the downstream supply chain in a practical and productive manner that will offer something to any business distributing tangible goods.--F. Jeff Duncan Jr. VP, CIO, and Director of Technology Louisiana Pacific Corp.Lean Distribution has robustly captured the revolution occurring in todays increasingly competitive and global supply chain. Eliminating losses through lean manufacturing and lean distribution initiatives will become even more critical enablers to organizations developing cost-advantaged supply chains.--Rick McDonald Director of Manufacturing The Clorox Company