Loucka, Resource Systems Group
is founder and principal of Resource Systems Group (RSG). He
is a lean production and business systems expert. Larry has
extensive industry experience in system selection, implementation,
the integration of Kanban with MRPII, production planning, master
scheduling, materials management, quality assurance, supplier
development, and quality improvement tools.
in industry, Larry had five years of experience selecting and
implementing ERP systems in 6 manufacturing plants. As a consultant,
he has added three more selections and implementations.
has led many successful projects to improve shop floor operations
utilizing hybrid, and lean planning and production techniques.
Sample results include: reducing the distance parts travel by
90%; cutting lead time in half; tripling inventory turns; and,
improving on-time delivery by 30 percentage points.
to founding RSG, Larry served in several management roles, including
Supplier Development and Assurance Manager, Manager of Customer
Service, Manager of Planning and Scheduling, MRPII Project Leader
and Quality Manager. While in these capacities, he led the application
of Kanban, Kaizen, 5S and systems integration techniques.
earned a BS in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute. He is an active member of APICS and ASQ.