Packaging and Containers

Many organizations do not put enough though into the types of packaging materials they use within their supply chains.

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Course Overview

Many organizations do not put enough thought into the types of packaging materials they use within their supply chains. This is often a great area for improvements that can benefit overall Lean supply chain operations. This course will show you the Lean approach to packaging and containers.

Although disposable containers have become the norm for many industries, reusable containers have many benefits that can support Lean efforts. The use of appropriate dunnage and tracking methods are also important. The Packaging Containers course offers great insight into these topics and much more.

Why take this course?

Strategies relating to packaging and containers provide benefits for the entire Lean supply chain. This course will teach you how to make the most of these strategies.

What am I going to learn?

  • Advantages of reusable container
  • Factors to consider when choosing container types
  • The pros and cons of stackable, nestable, and collapsible containers
  • The pros and cons of different types of dunnage
  • How to determine who is responsible for reusable containers
  • The importance of establishing standards for containers
  • Strategies for tracking containers

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone who is developing a Lean supply chain

What are the prerequisites?

A foundational understanding of Lean supply chain principles

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that reveal the Lean approach to packaging and containers
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning
  • Images from the videos to use as you wish
  • A badge awarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

Types of Containers and Dunnage00:00
Determining Ownership of Containers00:00
Quiz – Packaging and Containers00:15

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