Learning Lean Logistics (LLL2002)
|Event Date/Time: Feb 19, 2002|
-Why Lean Logistics
-Fundamentals of Lean Strategy
-Traditional Systems versus Lean
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 - 11:30 am
-Where does Lean Logistics Fit in the Manufacturing Supply Chain
-Real World Case study
11:30 - 12:30 pm
12:30 - 3:30 pm
-Assessing Current state of Logistics in your Firm (Detailed Audit Toolkit Provided)
3:30 - 4:00 pm
-Question & Answer
Transfreight is a fully integrated Logistics Engineering and Logistics Systems Design provider backed by the strength of two world leaders: Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and TNT Logistics. This background, coupled with experience, has enabled Transfreight to provide superior Supply Chain Management services including route management, materials handling, and the implementation of lean principles.
All of these services work together towards the primary focus which is to facilitate the flow of inbound parts into repetitive manufacturing plants that practice lean manufacturing techniques. Transfreight is committed to designing and implementing logistics systems that get the right product to the right place at the right time for the right cost.
Transfreight was incorporated in 1987 as a Joint Venture between TNT Limited and Mitsui & Co, Limited. Transfreight's corporate headquarters are in Cambridge, Ontario Canada and Erlanger, Kentucky. Transfreight began operations in 1988 as the sole logistics partner for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc., with vehicle assembly operations in Cambridge, Ontario. Since 1988 Transfreight has expanded to become an emerging industry leader on an international basis, establishing customer base and operations in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Operations include over 15 facilities, over 1000 highway transportation units, and over 1000 employees. Transfreight's customer base has expanded steadily with success extending to dedicated services to CAMI Automotive (1995), Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana (1997), Toyota Motor Sales vehicle service parts (1998), Toyota Motor Manufacturing Europe (2000), and other manufacturing related companies.
Created in 2000, this new academic teaching and research center was created to perform research, training, and development of issues related to transportation, logistics, and supply chain management. Of special interest are the basic elements of the lean logistics organization and the competitive advantage such organizations have over their competitors. www.umsl.edu/depts/cts