Distribution and Warehousing. (Internal warehouse functions. (Storage.…
Distribution and Warehousing.
Layout planning and materials handling.
Systematic Handling Analysis (SHA).
Step 1: Classify materials and products.
Step 2: Determine the layout.
Step 3: Analyze the movements and flows of goods
Step 4: visualize the movements/flow of goods.
Step 5: Gather knowledge and understanding of materials handling methods.
Step 6: Preliminary discussion plan.
Step 7: Investigate restrictions and modify proposal.
Step 8: Calculate the need for equipment, people and money.
Step 9: Evaluate.
Systematic layout planning (SLP).
Phase 1: Determine the location.
Phase 2: Determine the general layout.
Phase 3: Detail the layout.
Activity Relationship Diagram.
Required floor area per department.
Internal warehouse functions.
Use of equipment.
Floor stocks/bulk stock.
Sequential picking per order.
Sequential picking per item.
Parallel picking per order.
Parallel picking per item.
Warehouse Management System (WMS).