Webinar: “The Lean Enterprise: The Essentials”


President of APICS Providence Chapter & APICS Savannah Chapter



President of APICS Providence Chapter & APICS Savannah Chapter
Moderated by Scott W. Luton, CSCP, LSSGB, EVP, APICS Atlanta and Managing Partner, TalentStream
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
12 noon - 1 pm EST
Registration Closed

Lean supply chain management is important for ANY company.  Lean is a philosophy that will create a competitive advantage for manufacturers, distributors, and all service-oriented companies by focusing on value-added
activities and the elimination of waste. During the presentation “The Lean Enterprise – The Essentials”, the following topics will be discussed while focusing on many of the obstacles to obtaining Lean success:

  • What is Lean?
  • Why go Lean?
  • Principles that drive Lean
  • 9 Steps to Lean success
  • How does Lean affect you… and so much more!


Facilitator Info

Geoff LeRoy has been specializing in supply chain management for the manufacturing, service and distribution industries for more than thirty (30) years.  He has worked in areas of international procurement, global logistics, production planning, inventory management, engineering, distribution and customer service.  He has incorporated Continuous Improvement and Lean practices in his professional positions since early in his career.  Currently, he is the General Manager for a medical services company, the President for the Savannah APICS Chapter, and is an active instructor and educator in the fields of lean, supply chain management, materials management including procurement and in production and inventory control.  Geoff LeRoy holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering with a concentration in Metallurgy from Lafayette College, and a Masters in Business Administration degree in Operations Management and Technology from Bryant University.  He holds certifications from the Association for Supply Chain & Operations Management (APICS) in the areas of Production and Inventory Control (CPIM), Supply Chain Management (CSCP) and Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD). Geoff has been consulting, educating and training organizations in conjunction with various APICS Chapters for more than twenty (20) years and received several Instructor of the Year awards (most recently in 2016).  For the last twelve (12) years, Geoffrey has served on several Chapter Board of Directors as President and Vice President of Education.  He currently certified by APICS as an instructor in the areas of CPIM, CSCP, CLTD and Lean Enterprise.  Geoff has mentored countless students and professionals while assisting them in achieving their personal and professional goals.

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