The book titledLean Warehousing, by Ken Ackerman, applies "lean manufacturing theory" specifically to the world of warehousing. Lean warehousing is the elimination of wasted space and time with a systematic approach. This book discusses the "why of getting lean" and "how it works," as well as storage, materials handling, tools, consumables, construction, and leadership. The book shows how to implement lean warehousing and provides a series of checklists and practical tips to apply immediately. The book comes with 12 free issues ofWarehousing Forum.

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