Offering comprehensive advice on all aspects of managing a warehouse, the third edition of Warehouse Management is an ideal guide and detailed reference book for anyone looking to gain a real insight into warehouse operations. It examines everything from the latest technological advances, operations and people management to current environmental issues. This third edition of Warehouse Management includes definitive updates across the industry, such as the vast expansion of warehouse technology and robotics, warehouse design and the increasing challenges posed by e-commerce. Gwynne Richards tackles the core challenges for today’s managers, offering experienced advice on how to reduce lead times, increase productivity and improve customer service. Revamped with more practical case studies and an array of downloadable warehouse tools, this new edition of Warehouse Management includes useful warehouse audit checklists and is firmly supported with insightful photographs, video links and projections.;Chapter — 00: Introduction; Chapter — 01: The Role of the Warehouse; Chapter — 02: Role of the Warehouse Manager; Chapter — 03: Warehouse Processes: Receiving and Put-away; Chapter — 04: Warehouse Processes: Pick Preparation; Chapter — 05: Picking Strategies and Equipment; Chapter — 06: Order-picking Methods; Chapter — 07: Warehouse Processes from Replenishment to Despatch and Beyond; Chapter — 08: Warehouse Management Systems; Chapter — 09: Warehouse Layout; Chapter — 10: Storage and Handling Equipment; Chapter — 11: Resourcing a Warehouse; Chapter — 12: Warehouse Costs; Chapter — 13: Performance Management; Chapter — 14: Outsourcing; Chapter — 15: Health and Safety; Chapter — 16: The Warehouse and the Environment; Chapter — 17: The Warehouse of the Future; Chapter — 00: Appendix 1 — Warehouse Audit Checklists; Chapter — 00: Appendix 2 — Barcodes; Chapter — 00: Websites of Companies That Have Contributed to This Book and Other Useful Websites; Chapter — 00: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
Warehouses are an integral part of the modern supply chain, involved in sourcing, producing and distributing goods. However, due to the complexities of warehouse operations they can often be one of the most costly parts of the supply chain. Their efficient management is therefore critical for minimizing cost and contributing to an effective and efficient supply chain.
Warehouse Management provides a complete guide to best practice in warehouse operations. 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:
Backed up with numerous case studies that demonstrate how to apply new technology, minimize spending, and create efficient, stream-lined operations, this book is an invaluable resource for warehouse managers, logistics professionals, operations managers and students of logistics.
Author: Gwynne Richards
Publisher: Kogan Page
Date Published: 2011-07-15
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