No ERP? No Problem! Replenishment Pull Implementation

Keith Wyly, Sr. CI Manager, Interstate Batteries, ESAB, Xylem Inc., Lewisville, TX, USA

Keywords: Pull, Kaizen, Inventory

Industry: All

Level: Intermediate


1. Introduction to Interstate Batteries
2. Bullwhip effect
3. Introduction to Kaizen and Replenishment Pull
4. Review of Kaizen Pilot in Dallas

a. Current State
Future State Pilot Process
c. Results

5. Intro of Goal Deployment
6. Show examples of scope development and Targets to Improve development
7. Action plan creation
8. Review of replication kaizen
9. Show the complete process of Interstate Replenishment Pull after implementing lessons learned
10. Results of company owned implementation


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Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more