Applying Lean Principles to Achieve Continuous Flow in 3PLs Outbound Processes
Languages of publication
The article offers information on the application of lean principles to achieve continuous flow in third party logistics providers (3PLs). It mentions that lean management principles and practices have been traditionally applied to manufacturing systems and try to make products flow through the supply chain without interruptions. Topics discussed include lean management of flow in logistics operations, conditions for continuous workflow and empirical research design.
- Croxton K.L., Lambert D.M., Garcia-Dastugue S., Rogers D.S. (2002): The Demand Management Process. "International Journal of Logistics Management", 13(2), pp. 51-66.
- Gu J., Goetschalckx M., McGinnis L.F. (2007): Research on Warehouse Operation: A Comprehensive Review. "European Journal of Operational Research", 177, pp. 1-21.
- Haan J. de, Overboom M., Naus F. (2011): Lean Logisitics Service Providers: Option or Utopia? Experiences From the Netherlands. In: Changing Paradigm for Inventory Management in a Supply Chain Context. Ed. D. Kisperska-Moroń. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego, Katowice.
- Harrison A., Van Hoek R. (2005): Logisitcs Management and Strategy. "Pearson education", 2nd edition, Harlow.
- Krafcik J.F. (1988): Triumph of the Lean Production System. "Sloan Management Review", 30(1), pp. 41-52.
- Warnecke H.J., Hüser M. (1995): Lean Production. "International Journal of Production Economics", 41, pp. 37-43.
- Womack J.P., Jones D.T. (1996): Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation. Simon & Schuster, New York.
- Womack J.P., Jones D.T., Roos D. (1990): The Machine that Changed the World. Rawson Associates, New York.
Publication order reference