Using Lean Six Sigma in Transportation


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Using Lean Six Sigma in Transportation

Since its rise in popularity in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has largely been associated with manufacturing, warehousing and distribution. Amidst all of this profound knowledge, a key player is eerily missing in all of these LSS supply chains: transportation. Can transportation benefit from common Lean Six Sigma concepts and methods given that its output is intangible?

This white paper will break down three key Lean Six Sigma initiatives and apply them to everyday transportation activities to understand what value can be added by applying Lean Six Sigma to transportation.

Read our white paper to learn:

  • How to use Lean Six Sigma in transportation
  • The DMAIC process for TMS
  • The importance of a Value Stream Map (VSM) 
"Value Stream Mapping aims to take the basic idea of a process map and expand on how value flows into and through the process from suppliers to the customer or end consumer."