Tutorial 5 Materials Management (How material handling and logistic works…
Tutorial 5 Materials Management
What is material handling and logistics?
Material handling and logistics is the process how thing is manufactured, moved, stored and protected, tracked and controlled, and shipped in order to get to the final destination and end consumer.
How material handling and logistic works ?
Material handling in logistic use broad well equipment, system, and service to move material and product through supply chain such as:
Ergonomic and safety equipment
Sustainable green solution
Discuss this statement “Material handling and logistics makes the supply chain works”.
Material handling is the only industry that touches each and every material and product as it move through global supply chain. In this situation, Material handling and logistics is control the supply of goods and services on global demand market which make the supply chain to works.
Discuss the term material management.
Material management is an end to end (E2E) scientific technique of planning, organizing and control of flow of materials from its purchase to final destination .
Those equipment and system help improve supply chain forecasting and resource allocation, product planning and production while enhancing product visibility and tracking ensuring quick and accurate delivery and after sales support and service.
What are the aims of materials management? Discuss with related “R” in materials management.
The aim of material management is to get right things at the right time with right control and procedure
Briefly explain the purpose of material management.
Maximizing efficiency of purchasing and production
Maximizing inventory investment
Maximizing customer service
What are the functions of material management? Briefly discuss
Storekeeping and warehousing
Standardization and evaluation of all products
Cost reduction through value analysis
Inspection and quality control
Disposal of surplus/obsolete material
Transportation and material handling
Explain the objectives of material management.
Responding the market changes
Providing best services to the customers
Increasing the inventory turnover
Better supplier relationship
Lowering inventory investment
Good information system
Lowering storage cost
Continuity of supply
Economy of purchase
Consistency in quality
Efficient use of working capital
New material and products
Make or buy decision
Planning and forecasting
What is forklift? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the forklift.
Forklift- A forklift is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials short distances.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the forklift?
Great Lifting & Loading Capacities – The forklifts are small but compact machines, designed to work in tight and narrow areas. Also, they are highly maneuverable and capable to lift different loads. Most dealers offer small-capacity forklifts in Brisbane, but there are also forklifts with capacity of over 5000 kg. The best thing is that you can choose a forklift with the right configuration and capacity depending on your needs.
Ease Of Maintenance – Forklifts with simple operation and maintenance is what all forklifts Brisbane dealers can guarantee. Proper and regular maintenance is essential for ensuring a long service life, and it is very important for keeping the machine in a good working condition. Most forklift manufacturers today provide a full maintenance and preventive maintenance plan.
3.Increased Safety – Before the forklifts became available, people who worked in warehouses and factories were using simple and customized systems for lifting and moving loads, such as ropes, cables, pulleys and other combinations. Of course, these improvised lifting mechanisms were not safe. The forklifts today are very improved and they increase the safety of the operators and all other workers. The forklift operators are trained in forklifts Brisbane training centres.
Not suitable for indoor use without expensive emissions accessories and proper ventilation except for electric powered forklift
Require serious training on the forklift driver, otherwise serious accident might happen.
Slow moving speed. Productivity might be affect if working in large warehouse.