A complete guide to improving efficiency and minimizing costs in the modern warehouse
6" x 9", softcover,
Warehouse Management is a complete guide to best practices in modern warehouse management. Covering everything from the latest technological advances to current environmental issues, this book provides an indispensable companion to the modern warehouse. Supported by case studies, the text considers many aspects of warehouse management including:
- Cost reduction
- Staff management
- Warehouse operations.
Part 1 considers the changing role of the warehouse and of the warehouse manager in todays supply chain.
Part 2 analyzes the individual processes within the warehouse with special focus on cutting costs and improving productivity. These processes include pre-receipt, receiving, put-away, storage, picking, replenishment, value-added services, and shipping.
Part 3 explores the use of equipment in the warehouse, including warehouse management systems, handling equipment, and storage systems.
Part 4 discusses how to develop a resource and cost model for current and projected warehouse operations.
Part 5 looks at performance measurement in detail and considers why we need to measure, what we need to measure, and how we can use this information to improve overall operations.
Part 6 provides insight into current areas of interest for warehouse management including worker health and safety, and the effects of logistics operations on the environment.
Table of Contents
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- Part One
- The role of the warehouse
- Role of the warehouse manager
- Part Two
- Warehouse processes: receiving and put-away
- Warehouse processes: pick preparation
- Picking strategies and equipment
- Order-picking methods
- Warehouse processes from replenishment to despatch
- Part Three
- Warehouse management systems
- Warehouse layout
- Storage and handling equipment
- Part Four
- Resourcing a warehouse
- Warehouse costs
- Part Five
- Performance management
- Part Six
- Health and safety
- The warehouse and the environment
- Part Seven
- The warehouse of the future
About the Author
Gwynne Richards has over 25 years of experience in warehouse management and logistics. In addition to providing a number of courses on warehouse management he is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and the University of Aston.
Your Guarantee of Satisfaction
Warehouse Management is guaranteed. If you are not 100% satisfied, you may return it within 30 days for a full refund.