On 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
A process-improvement 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.