internal and external layout (principles 1. (Allow movements to take place…
internal and external layout
Allow movements to take place in logically sequenced flow.
Avoid cross-traffic and bottlenecks
avoid unnecessary movement or travel
allow sufficient space buffer between process steps
Elements should considered 2.
outbound vehicles bring goods to the next destination
internal materials movement as part of the distribution
inbound vehicles bringing goods to the site
factors of storage area utilisation 3.
the dynamic operation of the warehouse operations dictates a requirement for additional storage position
Volumetrics fill of an individual storage location
Picking area 4.
approaches to reduce the footprint of the picking area
dynamic slotting of product
2 level pick faces
material handling technology
Despatch area 5.
provide sufficient loading doors
fast and efficient loading of despatch vehicles
External Layout 6.
parking of trailers on site
requirement of parking and queuing of delivery vehicles
pedestrian walkways and car parking
overall site flows of vehicle