Using Lean Principles

A Visit with United Electric Supply Using Lean Principles is the second in the Secrets of Successful Electrical Distributors series that focuses on process improvements.

This report features a discussion with Steve Eagland, Quality Implementation Specialist, at United Electric Supply. He was asked about his role at the company and the launch of their Lean initiatives. By implementing small changes to their warehouse operations, United Electric Supply has seen, and measured, some impressive results.






A Visit with Butler Supply: Using Lean Principles is the first in the Secrets of Successful Electrical Distributors series that focuses on process improvements.

This report features an informative and compelling interview with Emil Boschert, Warehouse Manager, at Butler Supply, St. Louis, Mo., on how they achieved great success in implementing lean principles. Boschert explains how they approached eliminating waste and engaging other Butler Supply employees to make their warehouse operations more efficient. Five years later, they’ve realized a 30% increase volume in their distribution center while not adding to their head count.



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Using Lean Tools Video Series (United Electric Supply)
Why & How to Use Lean
Educate, Empower & Motivate
Jessup Distribution Center
A Look to the Future
Using Lean Tools Video Series (Butler Supply)
Capturing Good Ideas
Improving Efficiency
Improving Training
Succeeding with Data

Webinars: The following archived webinars are available to NAED members through the NAED Learning Center.
  • Why Lean is Good for Your Business
  • How to Engage Employees in Lean
Process Improvement & Lean Six Sigma
Guest blogger, Tracy O'Rourke with GoLeanSixSIgma.com, explains the importance of process improvement and Lean Six SIgma in your business. Read her blog post and let her know your thoughts.

  Primary Subject Area:

  Business Profitability 

  Published:
  United Electric Supply - 2016
  Butler Supply - 2015

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Using LEAN Principles: A Visit with United Electric Supply
The second feature of the Secrets of Successful Electrical Distributors series features a discussion with Steve Eagland, Quality Implementation Specialist, at United Electric Supply. He was asked about his role at the company and the launch of their Lean initiatives. By implementing small changes to their warehouse operations, United Electric Supply has seen, and measured, some impressive results.

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Using LEAN Principles: A Visit with Butler Supply
The first feature of the Secrets of Successful Electrical Distributors series demonstrates how lean principles can contribute to greater efficiency and cost savings. NAED spoke with Emil Boschert, Warehouse Manager, at Butler Supply, St. Louis, Mo. about their 5-year journey to implement lean principles in their warehouse operations.

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