the 14th of January 2012 Almajdouie & De Rijke Logistics have
conducted the first Lean Six Sigma Champion (1st line manager)
training in Al Carlton Hotel in Al Khobar. MDR management together with their internal
suppliers like; MTR, CFC and IPD were invited to attend the session that became
a complete success and will function in the future as a business improvement
tool for the organization and its sister concerns. The division currently runs
training programs that use karate terms for functional deployment like;
Yellow-Belt (team leader), Green-Belt (supervisor), Black-Belt (manager),
Champion (process owner) and other terms that indicate the authority,
responsibility and knowledge of the Lean Six Sigma concept.
What is Lean
methodology to reduce defects (errors) and to eliminate various types of wastes
in the organization’s activities – thereby increasing satisfaction of its customers.
How will the organization benefit from Lean Six Sigma?
*Defects at customer level are reduced substantially – increasing satisfaction of both external & internal customers.
*Focus changes from “product excellence’ to “process excellence”. *People stop hiding mistakes and work towards preventing mistakes in the future.
*Process-mapping and value analysis helps to reduce wastages in the organization.
*Substantial improvement in profitability for the Organization.