Companies that have participated

Companies that have participated in the Lean Supply Chain Action Learning Program to date include:

  • Carl Zeiss Vision
  • Maersk Logistics
  • World Courier (Aust)
  • Thermal Ceramics
  • Arnotts
  • ABB Grain
  • OneSteel Steel and Tube
  • B&R Enclosures
  • Hand Built Homes
  • Riverland Cabinet Makers
  • Fletchers Freighters
  • Wine Storage and Logistics
  • Great Southern Rail
  • Bd Farm Paris Creek
  • Arctic Express
  • Ellex Medical Lasers
  • Decipha


Case Studies

Case studies for the first three projects of the Lean Supply Chain Action Learning program are presented here.

Host Company: OneSteel Steel and Tube, Port Adelaide SA

Issues addressed include:

  • Voice of the Customer
  • Data collection
  • Lead time analysis
  • Downtime analysis
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Performance measurement
  • Team building
  • Partnering with external service providers

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Host Company: Thermal Ceramics, Beverley SA

Issues addressed include:

  • Raw material inventory
  • 5S
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Data entry
  • Elimination of waste and double handling
  • Warehouse management

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Host Company: Carl Zeiss Vision, Lonsdale SA

Issues addressed include:

  • In-bound Logistics
  • Workload balancing applied to warehouse operations
  • Warehouse layout
  • Effective communications with suppliers and along the supply chain
  • Integrated information systems
  • Team building and involvement of operators in continuous improvement
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Performance measurement and reporting

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