“ While all research tells a story,
Local data is the most powerful tool for changing and evolving the narrative. ”
Kevin J Fleming Ph.D
INTRODUCTION TO THE AUTOMATED WAREHOUSE
Introduction to the Automated Warehouse is a free, interactive eTextbook serving as the essential foundational text for the Supply Chain Technician of the 21st century. It acquaints the reader with all of the skill sets Supply Chain Technicians must possess to be successful in an automated warehouse or distribution center. Videos, puzzles, games, illustrations, and interactive widgets vividly engage students while delivering the material in a way that is fun and easy-to-understand. Edited by Dr. Kevin J Fleming, and funded by the National Science Foundation's National Center for Supply Chain Automation, it is available for Mac or PC (PDF) users. The eTextbook's 13 chapters are suitable for both high school or community college and serves as partial preparation for MSSC’s Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) or Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) credentials.
MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PLAYBOOK
Preparing for the manufacturing renaissance
in America - Dr. Fleming was a contributing author to this book
Manufacturing Workforce Development Playbook could not come at a more critical time for manufacturing companies. As a manufacturer with plants in several states, I can tell you that the topics and details covered here provide guidance that is universal for all locations and opportunities. The hiring, development, and retention
of manufacturing jobs require the proactive methods presented in this Playbook. Each section takes a practical, real-world approach that is easily translated into a variety of situations.
- Kevin Myers, Director of Purchasing, Utz Quality Foods, Inc.
CONVERTING CTE PROGRAMS ONLINE: A RESEARCH BRIEF
During the closing keynote at ACTE’s CareerTech Virtual VISION 2020, Dr. Fleming shared highlights of his recent research in converting CTE programs to suit a distance education environment. He presented effective remote learning practices, widely utilized simulation and augmented reality platforms, and recommendations for regional implementation. The response after VISION was overwhelming! As a result, this article summarizes his inspiring and forward-looking recommendations.