The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design
8-1/2" x 11", softcover,
Save time, improve space utilization and reduce costs with the newly revised and expanded second edition of The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design.
The Guide provides a wealth of information that will help you benchmark your operations and test new ideas and concepts before you implement them.
The section on warehouse time standards discusses the use of time to measure work, estimate labor requirements, evaluate alternative designs, and benchmark and improve operations. By measuring time in the warehouse, you can identify opportunities to save time, reduce labor costs and increase throughput.
Includes 35 figures with labor estimates for everything from pallet putaway and document processing to travel time, package handling and more.
The section on warehouse space calculations evaluates the impact of various storage and material handling equipment methods on space utilization and provides strategies to help you determine the best possible combination of products, equipment, and operating systems for your facility.
Includes 58 figures illustrating the advantages and disadvantages of various storage, receiving and shipping layouts, and detailed specifications for a wide range of material-handling equipment.
The section on warehouse cost calculations focuses on the conversion of time and space requirements into bottom-line costs. Youll find a thorough analysis of the different warehouse cost centers, the latest cost figures and techniques for analyzing these costs.
Includes 17 figures showing typical building costs, material-handling equipment costs, storage equipment costs, dock equipment costs, average hourly wages by region and more.
Informative Charts and Figures
The newly revised edition offers more than 100 charts and figures to illustrate concepts, provide detailed data, and offer further insight. Here are some examples of the figures you will find in this book:
|Figure 2.4||Industry Throughput Standards|
|Figure 2.5||Summary of Time Standard Techniques|
|Figure 2.6||Sample Output of a Time Study on a Manual Batch Pick Operation|
|Figure 2.8||Steps for Establishing Warehouse Time Standards|
|Figure 2.9||Element-by-Element Breakdown of Pallet Putaway|
|Figure 3.29||Sample Excess Inventory Analysis|
|Figure 3.31||Calculating Effects of Honeycombing And Storage Utilization|
|Figure 3.53||Sample Full Case Movement Profile|
|Figure 3.54||Sample Full Case Popularity Profile|
|Figure 3.55||Various Picking Configurations|
|Figure 4.3||Material Handling Equipment Costs|
|Figure 4.4||Conveyor Systems Project Cost Breakdown|
|Figure 4.5||Storage Equipment Costs|
|Figure 4.6||Sample Planning and Design Costs|
|Figure 4.10||Average Hourly Wages of Warehousing Jobs by Geographic Region and by Business|
This second edition of The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design has been completely updated and expanded from the original. Throughout the book, the authors have combined a theoretical yet practical approach that is applicable to both conventional and state-of-the-art warehouses.
Table of Contents
- Applications of Time Standards in Warehousing
- Time Standard Techniques
- Steps for Establishing Warehouse Time Standards
- Technologys Impact on Warehouse Time
- Common Warehouse Time Standards
- Receiving and Shipping Docks
- A Working Example and Case Study
- Order Processing Space
- A Last Word on Space
- Capital Costs
- Operating Costs
- Investment Analysis
- Examples of Cost Analysis in the Warehouse
About the Authors
You can rely on The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design.
The Guide was carefully prepared by a team of experts from Gross & Associates, one of the countrys leading warehouse consulting firms. Their authoritative work in analyzing, evaluating and designing warehouse operations and in implementing warehouse programs led to the development of this unique guide.
About the Publisher
The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design 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.
Your Guarantee of Satisfaction
The Time, Space & Cost Guide to Better Warehouse Design is guaranteed. If you are not 100% satisfied, you may return it within 30 days for a full refund.