six sigma transportation

How Lean and Six Sigma are Used in the Transportation Industry

Lean and Six Sigma can be used in virtually any industry. Many transportation companies are using them to improve the operations of their supply chain. Lean focuses on reducing waste, while Six Sigma is about reducing mistakes. Here’s how. PDCA PDCA, which stands for Plan-Do-Check-Act, is an integral part of Lean management. This four-step iterative […]

View More

Image: Improve Logistics with Six Sigma

How to Improve Logistics With Six Sigma?

When it comes to reducing variation in the manufacturing process, Six Sigma has proven to be an effective methodology. It allows organizations to streamline their operations by reducing or eliminating defects in production processes. As such, the business output is improved, leading to cost reduction, customer satisfaction, and increased bottom line. And with its emphasis […]

View More

Process flow diagram

Find Your Flow: Process Flow Diagrams for Beginners

What is Process Flow Diagram? A Process Flow Diagram is a graphical tool depicting the steps of a process in a serial order. The intrinsic reason behind it is to include all of the steps that are critical to the process. Flow diagrams are used by the team to visualize the process, and often annotate […]

View More

Six Sigma Training - Anaheim

Upcoming Six Sigma Training: Anaheim/Los Angeles

2016 is here and training is in full swing at 6Sigma.us. We spent the last part of 2015 planning dynamic training agendas, with a global reach! With that in mind, we would like to invite you to join us in sunny Southern California for a comprehensive Six Sigma training event. During this event, we will […]

View More

army lean six sigma

Go Army! Earns 10 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards

Nothing could speak higher of a nation or a process like this achievement! Ten units of the US Army earned awards for excellence in Lean Six Sigma programs. The units were recognized for excellence in streamlining business operations and saving the service millions of dollars. You may ask yourself why the Army even needs Six […]

View More