Lean Warehousing

Course Description

This course will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to a successful supply chain implementation and the starting point for a transformation. It is critical to manage safety, quality and efficiency. Learn to leverage the lean supply chain modifications to improve customer responsiveness and reduce operating costs and in doing so contributing to a supply chain that creates a competitive advantage for a company. To accomplish this goal, we must bring lean principles into the warehouse and distribution center.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 25, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000 18167
Section Details Sep 24, 2019 Sep 26, 2019 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000 19057
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14258 Sep 23, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000
15447 Oct 20, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000
16376 Sep 27, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000
17191 Sep 26, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,000

Special Discounts

  • Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout.
  • Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or alumni of GT EMIL and MSSCE programs are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout.
  • Members of certain organizations are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Org at checkout.

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Who Should Attend

Supply chain professionals, logistics professionals, material managers, production control managers, transportation managers, warehousing managers and purchasing managers

How You Will Benefit

  • Reduce inventories in the warehouse.

  • Reduce warehousing costs by as much as 25 percent.

  • Implement lean in the warehouse.

  • Create logistics collaboration between warehousing and other functional areas.


  • 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

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown