New Book Cites Documented Benchmarks for Success in the Supply Chain

Expert strategies for improving logistics performance using lean

Matawan, N.J.—March 19, 2012—A guide to identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function via lean implementation, “Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management,” written by Paul Myerson, Managing Partner at Logistics Planning Associates LLC is now available.

It combines all aspects of lean—lean tools, methodologies and keys to success—and provides complete coverage of all functional areas of supply chain and logistics management to enable the reader not only to begin the Lean SCM journey but to sustain it into the future.

The book provides explanations of both basic and advanced lean tools, in addition to specific lean implementation opportunities. Real-world examples and case studies demonstrate how to effectively use this powerful strategy to realize significant, long-term improvements and bottom-line savings. Additionally, it covers lean opportunities and JIT in supply chain and logistics; lean opportunity assessment, value stream mapping and Kaizen event management; metrics and measurement; and best-in-class use of technology.

Myerson has more than 25 years of experience in supply chain strategies, systems and operations that have resulted in bottom-line improvements for companies such as General Electric, Unilever and Church and Dwight. He is currently Managing Partner at Logistics Planning Associates, LLC, a supply chain planning software and consulting business. He also serves as an adjunct professor at several universities, including Kean University and New Jersey City University.