The lean supply chain: separating fact from fiction

by Canadian Shipper

Are you hearing buzz about Lean and Six Sigma? Not sure what the implications are for Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

Let Supply Chain & Logistics Association Canada (SCL) inform you about the excitement surrounding this popular topic. The Annual Conference from May 8-10 2006 in Vaughan Ontario, is designed for practical discovery and dialogue and will provide you with both exceptional learning and professional development opportunities.

Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma continue to increase in strategic popularity as organizations strive to increase flow of material and reduce waste at all levels. It is vital to educate ourselves on Lean, Six Sigma and explore the impact of these programs to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
– Robert Martichenko, President of LeanCor LLC

SCL is pleased to bring you Robert O. Martichenko, an authority in Lean logistics, as the keynote address to launch the Research Forum on May 8th. Mr. Martichenko has 15 years of transportation, consulting and third party logistics experience which includes multiple Lean Logistics implementations, supporting successful organizations such as Maytag Appliances and the “greenfield” start-up of Toyota Motor Manufacturing.

In addition to years of logistics experience, he is also co-author of “Lean Six Sigma Logistics”. Currently Mr. Martichenko is an active instructor for global programs offered by the Lean Enterprise Institute and Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business.

In his keynote address entitled “The Lean Supply Chain: Separating Fact from Fiction and the Long Journey Ahead!” Robert Martichenko will explore the relationship between Lean, Six Sigma, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. In a practical and informative manner, he will address Lean and Six Sigma history, philosophy, tools and techniques.

At the end of his lecture, you too will understand how to apply Lean and Six Sigma to logistics and supply chain in order to eliminate waste in your organization.

Listen to Mr. Martichenko’s stimulating and educational lecture by attending the Research Forum on May 8th. The Forum’s distinguished roster of academics will present their research on new ideas and applications of Lean.

To view the complete program and to register please visit our website at or phone 905-513-7300.

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