Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management, Second Edition: The 10-Step Solution Process

Hardcover | April 29, 2014

byJames Martin

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A Proven 10-Step Solution Process to Identify and SolveSupply Chain Problems Using the Latest Lean Methods

Fully revised to cover recent dramatic developments in supply chain improvement methodologies, this strategic guide brings together the Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing tools and techniques required to eliminate supply chain issues and increase profitability. This updated edition offers new coverage of enterprise kaizen events, big data analytics, customer loyalty metrics, security, sustainability, and design for excellence.

The structured 10-Step Solution Process presented in the book ensures that clear goals are established and tactical objectives are consistently met through thedeployment of aligned Lean Six Sigma projects. Written by a Master Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma consultant, this practical resource also provides an inventory model and Excel templates for download at www.mhprofessional.com/LSSSCM2.

Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Management, Second Edition, covers:

  • Lean Six Sigma applications for service, supply chain, and manufacturing systems
  • Deploying Lean Six Sigma projects using Lean tools and models
  • Demand management impact on Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Lead time impact on Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Root-cause analysis using Six Sigma Tools (with operations research methods)
  • Applications to Lean Six Sigma supply chains and third-party logistics
  • Big data analytics, security, and sustainability applications
  • Voice of the Customer, Kano, and loyalty metrics
  • Supply chain design for excellence methods
  • Lean Six Sigma maturity model

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A Proven 10-Step Solution Process to Identify and SolveSupply Chain Problems Using the Latest Lean MethodsFully revised to cover recent dramatic developments in supply chain improvement methodologies, this strategic guide brings together the Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing tools and techniques required to eliminate supply chain issues...

James William Martin (Rehoboth, MA), a Lean Six Sigma consultant and Master Black Belt, is president of Six Sigma Integration, Inc. He is the author of several books and articles on quality and process improvement.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 6.2 × 1 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071793054

ISBN - 13:9780071793056

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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Using LSS Methods to Identify and Manage Supply Chain ProjectsExecutive overview *Voice-of-the customer (VOC) * Identifying performance gaps and projects * The 10-Step Solution Process * Understanding how your process works * Strategic project execution * Strategic Project selection * LSS operational assessments * Building the Project Charter * Project Planning * Project Management * Identifying LSS projectsCh 2: Deploying LSS Projects Using Lean ToolsLSS project alignment * S&OP control of LSS projects * Lean basics * Rapid improvement using Kaizen events * Lean/e-supply integrationCh 3: Demand Management Impact on LSS ProjectsDemand management overview * Sales & Operations Planning * Demand aggregation* Developing a consensus forecast * Master production schedule * Estimating customer demand * Product forecasting * Measuring forecasting error * Impact of new product forecasts * LSS forecasting applicationsCh 4: Lead Time Impact on LSS ProjectsWhy reducing lead time is important * Lean time reduction * Reducing lead time (ex.)Ch 5: LSS Applications to MRPII (Material Resource Planning)MRPII high level functions * Capacity requirements * MRPII specific functions * Hybrid MRPII systems * LSS MRPII applicationsCh 6: Using Inventory Models to Identify LSS ProjectsInventory basics * Building system models * Inventory models * Miscellaneous inventory topicsCh 7: LSS SC and 3rd Party LogisticsLean SC overview * Distribution systems * Receipt of customer orders * Transportation * Warehousing * Distribution inventory management * 3rd party logistics * Reverse logistics * LSS applications to food and commodity SCCh 8: Root Cause Analysis Using Six Sigma Tools (with Operations Research)Root cause analysis using the 10-step solution process * Big Data AnalyticsCh. 9: LSS Improvement and ControlControl strategies * Development of the control strategyCh 10: SC Design for ExcellenceHistory of DFSS for Supply Chain operations * What is it? * Why use it? * Kano analysis * Benchmarking * Requirements translation * Innovative Solution Methods * TRIZ * Creating models * Pilot and proof of concept * Verification of requirementsConclusionManaging organization change for LSS SC deployments * The LSS maturity model * New trends for SC improvement *