The Lean Leadership Training Series: A Complete Guide to Principles


Covering everything from communication and engagement to functional knowledge, this series is designed as a practical, lean leadership training tool for professionals to: Read each lesson. Lean Leadership lean culture supply chain insights lean management lean leadership training

Lean Training


Does lean training turn your team to problem solvers? Can lean training alone do the trick?”. A leader can also not expect his/her team to accept the lean philosophy without understanding and believing in it themselves – that’s why lean training online, lean practical workshops and lean leadership trainings are so crucial for a cultural transformation. Participate in lean problem solving training. Know the difference between education and training.

The Lean Leadership Training Series: Understanding Your Functional Area


A successful organization starts with leadership -- and that leadership is only as strong as the principles it stands upon. As leaders and as organizations, we need to establish and align around principles that guide how we lead, support, and grow our teams.

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The Lean Leadership Training Series: The Way to Build Trust and Performance with Your Team


In this weekly blog series, explore our practical principles that will lay the groundwork for your lean leadership training journey. Give Team Members clear performance feedback and provide timely and relevant training with actions to improve.

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Positive Train Control Mandate for U.S. Railroads: Another Burdensome Cost or Opportunity?

Supply Chain Matters

Our interest was prompted by learning of a relatively new product termed locomotive messaging and application server (LMS) that provides freight and passenger railroad operators the ability to achieve Positive Train Control (PTC) compliance. Our readers may or may not be aware of the term Positive Train Control. Positive Train Control technology challenges Supply chain Matters blog

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Reason #10: Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff. Don’t want training and aren’t interested in learning. One very good source of supply chain training is APICs (American Production and Inventory Control Society).

The Lean Leadership Training Series: What is Content-Based Leadership and Why Should You Have It?


A successful organization starts with leadership -- and that leadership is only as strong as the principles it stands upon. As leaders and as organizations, we need to establish and align around principles that guide how we lead, support, and grow our teams. Lean Leadership supply chain insights

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Another U.S. Train Derailment Involving Crude Oil Transport with Far Broader Implications

Supply Chain Matters

This week’s West Virginia train derailment involving a CSX train hauling a 109-car oil tanker train of crude oil from the Bakken North Dakota fields has significant repercussions. News media and the CSX itself have confirmed that this train was hauling the newer CPC 1232 tank cars, those that have been billed as being far more explosion resistant and safe. This CSX train was enroute to an oil depot facility located in Yorktown Virginia.

Training for the Next Triathlon. Insights for You?

Supply Chain Shaman

This landed me in an intense discussion with my trainer and my doctor about blood flow into the brain through endurance training, and how that might reduce the risk of me getting Alzheimer’s. I started training six hours a week and lost 37 pounds. I have never been an athlete.

Top 10 Movie Quotes from Kinexions. The Kinaxis Training & User Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Customer running a “what-if” in a training class: “ I feel the need. by Bill DuBois. It’s an exciting time of the year at Kinaxis as we gear up for another user conference.

Why Do We Forget to Define Supply Chain Excellence?

Supply Chain Insights

This past month I attended our Supply Chain Insights Bootcamp training led by Lora Cecere in Philadelphia and facilitated the first course of a Cross-Company Academy training, End-to-End Supply Chain Orchestration.

Online Lean Training


Online Lean Training and Dealing with Resistance. “If Online lean training is a low investment, yet high impact way to benefit your organization. If implemented properly and prioritized by leadership, online lean training can bring actionable culture change to the organization.

2017 – The year of learning

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Bill DuBois Education and training – What’s the difference? In this case the two modes would be education and training. A number of years ago I was in a session with a client when someone asked, “What’s the difference between education and training?”

Continuous Improvement Training: The Current State of Mind


By: Clint McCrystal – Training and Development Manager. As a team member in our organization focused on the training and development of our operations team members, I have had the opportunity to lead several sessions focused on problem solving and continuous improvement training.

Online Leadership Training


A Preview of LeanCor’s Online Leadership Training. The popularity of online leadership training is skyrocketing. Many companies are discovering the benefits of using online leadership training to help team members boost their knowledge and add cross-functional value to the organization.

Corporate Training Doesn’t Work


I train and sell corporate training programs, and much of my livelihood is made off of corporate training, so I would never advocate to not invest in it. I will say, that we (internally) and our customers have both had several negative experiences with corporate training programs. Why doesn’t corporate training work? Corporate training should then be applied to close the gap between current and target.

Online Lean Training


A Lesson From LeanCor’s Online Lean Training: 3 Focus Areas for Lean Leadership. The following is a list of lean leadership best practices from LeanCor’s online lean training, “Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture.” Start your online lean training today!

The Growing Skills Gap & How Vocational Training Can Help to Shrink It


More manufacturers are turning toward vocational training and apprenticeship programs to help close the skills gap. However, some manufacturers will continue to avoid vocational programs in the interim, but they should consider the following ways vocational training will be a major player in addressing the growing skills gap. . Vocational Training Blends On-the-Job Training With Education.

Warehouse Training for Technology Implementations

Consumer Goods Logistics

That’s why warehouse training for new technology implementations is so important. warehouse labor Training Warehouse Labor ManagementTechnology has an enormous impact on warehouse productivity. But, short of a complete robotic environment, it still comes down to people understanding how to use the technology to do it faster, better and cheaper.

5 Steps for Improving Your Logistics Training

Inbound Logistics

Effective employee training programs benefit workers and align with corporate business objectives to drive results

Oracle University Training On Demand - OTM Basics

Oracle SCM

Elspeth Payne , Principal Product Manager in Training Development. Business alignment is great if you’re configuring the software for your enterprise, but a little more challenging if you’re charged with training people how to configure it.


Why Lean Leadership Training is Essential to Building a Lean Culture


Lean Leadership Training: Why should an organization adopt lean? Lean Leadership Training: At the start of a lean implementation, what should an organization tackle first? Develop and implement a training program to teach people about lean. Lean leadership training.

Planes, Trains and Trucks


Planes, Trains and Trucks The practice of ‘tandem driving’ makes a lot of sense when you have a long- haul trucking operation. Keeps the equipment moving and can improve service reliability but it does come with a cost no doubt.

Significant Announcement Between APICS and in Supply Chain Management Skills Development

Supply Chain Matters

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Why Training?

Supply Chain Insights

The options for supply chain training abound. Today, it seems that nearly everyone has a training program. So, why would Supply Chain Insights offer training? For more information check out our training page.

Unilever launches new sustainable logistics train initiative

Supply Chain Movement

The Green Express train made its first ice cream delivery last week. Train as game-changer. Cases Caivano CO2 Europe factory Green Express hub ice creams Italy logistics rail Sustainability train transportation Unilever Unilever announced Green Express, a new initiative to drive more sustainable logistics in Europe. Green Express takes trucks off the road in Italy, equating to an annual CO2 saving of 2,600 tonnes (the equivalent of 260,000 trees).

Collaborative Distribution: Taking Off the Training Wheels

Inbound Logistics

To break the cycle of needless, duplicative logistics costs, many competitors are choosing to work in tandem

Professional Online Training


Professional Online Training: Gaining Steam. The popularity of online training, also referred to as eLearning, is skyrocketing. Since the mid ’90s, the employment of computers for training purposes has seen steady growth and benefited from enormous technical advancements.

Lean Leadership Training


3 Ways to Start Using Your Lean Leadership Training Right Away. Here are three ways to start using your lean leadership training right away – not weeks down the road. A cornerstone of lean leadership training teaches that problems need to be visible.

One Year!

Supply Chain Insights

To this end, we are also expanding services with the launch of public training on supply chain excellence (based on the published book Bricks Matter). This will be a monthly public two-day training course in manufacturing centers in Europe and the United States. It has been one year.

Warehouse Safety Training: Consider Your Audience

Consumer Goods Logistics

Warehouse Safety Training. One way is to train incessantly and train well. Following are 7 tips to turn boring, OSHA-mandated training sessions into relevant, interactive – and maybe even FUN – classes. Does your company live and breathe it or are you just meeting requirements? In our new “ Safety in Logistics Operations ” paper, we give you several ways to achieve a high-performance safety culture in your logistics operation.

Throw back Thursday: Applied Materials case study, ‘Agility enables Customer Satisfaction and Growth’ at Kinexions

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Here at Kinaxis, we are starting to gear up for this year’s Kinexions (our annual training & user conference ). Miscellanea Annual training Applied Materials Jim White Kinaxis Kinexions PR Newswire Sales and operations planning Supply chain by Melissa Clow.

Trains, Planes and Two Essential Elements of a Strategic Supply Chain Management Program

Supply Chain Nation

Studies confirm that untrained or poorly trained users will cost significantly more to support than well-trained users. Sophisticated supply chain management systems require continual and reliable training programs in order to fully maximize the systems features and functionality. It is apparent that the success of a strategic supply chain program starts with advanced software and continues with employee training.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers


But fortunately, the FMCSA just awarded $1 million in grants to help “train and place veterans in careers as commercial truck and bus drivers,” as part of a larger series of programs to help veterans transition into civilian life.

How Leadership Training can Improve Company Culture

Supply Chain 24/7

When training leaders it is important for leaders to know they need to ask for feedback as often as they give it, the result is the ability for any employee at any level to be able to raise an issue as soon as it arises without fear the recipient will not be open to receiving the information

Two Key Technologies That Reduce DC Employee Training by 75%


The average DC spends 6-8 weeks getting new employees trained and up to standard, representing thousands of dollars in training costs per new hire. What if you could reduce training time by 75%?

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Supply Chain Matters Interview with the CEO of APICS

Supply Chain Matters

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Throw Back Thursday: How Can Companies Respond Rapidly to Demand?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

As I’ve mentioned in my last couple of Thursday blogs, we are starting to gear up for this year’s Kinexions (our annual training & user conference ). by Melissa Clow.

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Lean Six Sigma Training


A Unique Training Regimen. Lean Six Sigma Training focuses on the improvement of the quality of numerous process outputs. Lean Six Sigma Training also helps instill a very lean problem solving culture. Lean Six Stigma Training utilizes a hands-on approach. This training program is also being used to transfer knowledge. Lean Six Sigma Training offers a wide range of interactive exercises, workouts and subjects.