Leveraging Lean Six Sigma Tools in LMS Implementations


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Leveraging Lean Six Sigma Tools in LMS Implementations

Direct labor accounts for the largest percentage of total cost within a distribution center. Operations teams are constantly being asked to do more with less, that is, increase the throughput and reduce the number of labor hours required to do it. As a result, more and more organizations are turning to the implementation of Labor Management Systems (LMS) in order to improve processes and reduce labor costs. LMS is an important piece to the puzzle, but leveraging Lean Six Sigma tools during the implementation can further reduce labor costs, while improving quality and creating additional value for the customer.

In this white paper, you will learn about:

  • Three Lean Six Sigma tools that can be utilized in an LMS implementation.
  • Methods to identify root causes and barriers to productivity.
  • Tools, coupled with LMS, to increase throughput and reduce overall labor costs.