How to Save Warehouse Space:
153 Tested Techniques
8-1/2" x 11", softcover,
When you run out of space in your warehouse, the choices are clear. You can add new space or you can create more space in your current facility. The most practical, low-cost solution is to find and use the hidden space in your warehouse.
How to Save Warehouse Space: 153 Tested Techniques will show you how!
This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of space management from physical changes to procedural changes, including:
- Inventory management
- Alternatives to carrying inventory
- Selecting the best storage modules
- Improving storage layouts
- Material handling equipment
- Product design and packaging
Youll turn to How to Save Warehouse Space: 153 Tested Techniques again and again as you are constantly pressed to save space. Its a practical working manual that will help you maximize the capacity of your facility.
Table of Contents
1. Dealing with Excess and Obsolete Inventory
How to Save Warehouse Space will show you 19 innovative ways to save space by getting excess and obsolete inventory out of your warehouse. Youll learn what to do with old stock and how to reduce the space needed to store it.
2. Increasing Turnover Instead of Warehousing
Youll discover 22 ways to save warehouse space by reducing inventory on-hand. Everything from implementing JIT delivery to cross-docking to controlling SKU proliferation is covered.
3. Using Procedural Changes
Without making any physical changes, procedural changes will help you save space in your warehouse. Here are 26 techniques that include pallet optimization, computer directed putaway and random storage.
4. Making Physical Changes
How to Save Warehouse Space describes 77 techniques for saving space through physical changes in the warehouse. Detailed illustrations show typical layouts and how to improve them along with information on the specialized equipment which makes some of these layouts possible. This chapter also shows how changing storage modules can increase storage density and save space.
5. Using Warehouse Management Systems
A well-designed WMS can provide information on the status of products and storage locations more quickly than manual methods. How to Save Warehouse Space: 153 Tested Techniques provides 9 specific examples of how to use this information to increase your space utilization.
About the Author
Jack Kuchta has helped hundreds of managers save space in warehouses worldwide. He is a management consultant who specializes in facilities and operations design for manufacturing and distribution. A vice president with Gross & Associates, he has many years of warehouse operating and consulting experience. From the depth of his experience Mr. Kuchta has developed this space-saving manual for you.
About the Publisher
How to Save Warehouse Space: 153 Tested Techniques is published by the Distribution Group, a division of Alexander Communications Group, Inc. The Distribution Group is committed to providing the highest quality management information on warehousing and distribution through its newsletters and books.
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