Derek BrowningConsulting Services Director, LeanCor Supply Chain Group
Derek Browning is director, Consulting Services, for LeanCor Supply Chain Group, where he directs a portfolio of projects. His experience includes over 14 years working in logistics and supply chain, with the last 12 in supply chain consulting.
Derek has extensive project experience in lean management, six-sigma, operational excellence, supply chain management, supply chain and logistics network optimization, distribution and fulfillment center assessments and transformations, inventory planning and material flow, distribution network design, pre-acquisition due diligence, and post-acquisition integration.
Derek has provided supply chain consulting services in the following industries: healthcare and neutraceutical, auto body repair, financial services and private equity, heavy machinery, industrial construction, consumer appliances, material handling equipment, recreation vehicles, third party logistics, home improvement, home and commercial furnishings, funeral services, and automotive.
Derek has trained thousands of professionals in lean management, six-sigma, and supply chain, and has taught students and professionals at the University of Kentucky, Saint Louis University, Georgia Tech University, and Monterrey Tec’s Extension Campus in Mexico City, Mexico. Derek is an instructor for Lean Enterprise Institute, and has directed engagements for large-scale clients including: Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklifts of America, Aurora Caskets, Domtar Personal Care, Caterpillar, Boldt Construction Company, Goodwill, ABRA Autobody and Glass, Daimler Trucks of North America, Motor Coach Industries, Thetford Norcold, Metagenics, City of Cincinnati, Cintas, Sensus, Carl Zeiss Vision, Carl Zeiss Meditech, Sunpower, and Perfetti van Melle.
Derek has a master’s in business administration, a bachelor’s in marketing, and holds certificates in lean, six sigma, and supply chain and logistics.