LEAN SIX SIGMA IMPLEMENTATION IN LOGISTICS COMPANY

1 BUDZIK Ryszard
Co-authors:
1 WOJTYNEK Lilianna 1 KULIŃSKA Ewa
Institution:
1 Technical University of Opole, Faculty on Production Engineering and Logistics, Opole, Poland, EU, r.budzik@po.opole.pl
Conference:
CLC 2018 - Carpathian Logistics Congress, Wellness Hotel Step, Prague, Czech Republic, EU, December 3 - 5, 2018
Proceedings:
Proceedings CLC 2018 - Carpathian Logistics Congress
Pages:
388-393
ISBN:
978-80-87294-88-8
ISSN:
2694-9318
Published:
18th April 2019
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science.
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462 views / 154 downloads
Abstract

The article characterizes Lean Management and Six Sigma, two methods for improving processes. The combination of Lean and Six Sigma brings benefits for companies applying this method. The paper presents the differences and similarities between these methods and also describes Lean Six Sigma method, which is a combination of the most important advantages of Lean Management and Six Sigma. The implementation of this method in the logistics company was described. The aim of the work was to present the possibilities of using selected Lean Six Sigma tools in logistics processes.

Keywords: Lean Management, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, Improving processes.

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