Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Book - 2012
Rate this:
Book News
Myerson, a supply chain consultant, explains basic and advanced Lean methods and shows how to use them to lower costs and avoid waste in the supply chain. He defines different types of waste in the supply chain, such as inventory, transportation, overproduction, and behavioral waste, and explains the cost structure of the supply chain in depth. Examples come from major companies such as Wal-Mart and Dell. The book also offers advice on starting, promoting, and implementing a Lean plan, emphasizing collaboration with suppliers and customers, and vendor-managed inventories. The last two chapters focus on training employees and managers for Lean. A 50-page appendix offers many detailed, real-life case studies. Another appendix provides organizational assessment instruments. Myerson teaches at Kean University. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

McGraw Hill

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Expert Strategies for Improving Supply Chain and Logistics Performance Using Lean

This practical guide reveals how to identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function. Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management provides explanations of both basic and advanced Lean tools, as well as specific Lean implementation opportunities. The book then describes a Lean implementation methodology with critical success factors. Real-world examples and case studies demonstrate how to effectively use this powerful strategy to realize significant, long-term improvements and bottom-line savings.

* Using Lean to energize your supply chain * The eight wastes * Lean opportunities and JIT in supply chain and logistics * Lean tools and warehouse * Global lean supply chain and logistics * Lean opportunity assessment, value stream mapping, and Kaizen event management * Best-in-class use of technology with Lean * Metrics and measurement * Education and training

Valuable training slides are available for download.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012
ISBN: 9780071766265
Characteristics: xviii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at Northern Indiana Database Cluster

To Top