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 Sep 25, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $3,000 18167
View previous sections
View Previous Sections
CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14258 Sep 23, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $3,000
15447 Oct 20, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $3,000
16376 Sep 27, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $3,000
17191 Sep 26, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $3,000

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: www.scl.gatech.edu/orgdiscount) – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

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