About the author
Lukas Förschner learned about lean methods and approaches already during his studies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Along with his studies he participated in consulting projects dealing with logistics, workplace design, optimization of assembly lines as well as shop floor management through internships and student consulting. While working as research assistance at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, he gained profound knowledge about Lean Warehousing, potentials and impacts of the internet of things as well as real-time data based KPIs. In his Bachelor thesis he developed a lean basics training for the design of assembly systems as part of a learning factory for global production. He wrote his master thesis at Bosch Automotive (Thailand) Co., Ltd about the implementation of consumption control with Kanban loops. Since 2017, he works as consultant for the Staufen AG.