Lean Warehousing


Course name Lean Warehousing
Institution Georgia Tech, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
Location USA, Georgia
Website www.scl.gatech.edu/professional-education/on-campus-courses/course.php?id=leanwh
Language English
Contact information

Brad Bossence


(404) 385-3501

Kathryn Raley



Course objective

- Isolate the key elements of lean thinking to be used in the warehouse.

- Value stream map warehouse operations.

- Utilize lean tools to reduce waste in the warehouse.

- Create a warehouse operation based on visual management and real time problem solving.

- Reduce inventories in warehouse operations.

- Create collaboration between warehousing and other functional areas.

Sector Private
General course topics Lean warehouse and SC implementation
Specific course topics

-Lean Warehouse Overview

-Supply Chain Implementation Framework

-Lean Storage Planning Approach

-Application of a Lean Storage Location Sizing Method

-JIT Implementation Approach

-How To Develop Standard Work Batches

-Generation of an Operational Diagram

-Creation of a Daily Operational Work Load Plan

-Development of a Progress Control Board

Total time commitment 27
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Participants who complete multiple SCL courses can qualify for the Supply Chain & Logistic Certificate.
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description


Incentives No
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Audience Other
Pre-requisites No
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Course fee $2,800
Course fee description

The program fee includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, and all classroom materials

Discount available Yes
Discount description

A discount is applicable to:

-SCL Alumni (anyone who has attended a SCL course): $2600

-CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), AST&L, INFORMS, NASSTRAC, WERC and the Atlanta Supply Chain Leadership Council. : $2600

-Certificate Price: $2400

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Register at: www.pe.gatech.edu/courses/lean-warehousing

Course held: October 1-3, 2013

Target audience includes: Supply Chain Professionals, Logistics Professionals, Material Managers and Production Control Managers, Transportation ,Warehousing, and Purchasing Managers.