Material Handling 101: Fundamentals, Analysis and Selection
This workshop provides an introduction to the field of material handling, including systems analysis, equipment selection, and the relationship of material handling to other activities and operations of the industrial plant or warehouse. It is also an excellent refresher course for those who want an update on the latest trends. You will learn how to plan and analyze material handling systems; how to improve material handling operations; and when to apply material handling automation. Key features are case examples and a guided exercise to ensure your mastery of the techniques presented.
Essential learning for those who are seeking cost reductions through better handling methods. Also valuable for those who must replace, upgrade, or add material handling equipment.
There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.
Alumni: If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum
Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: www.scl.gatech.edu/orgdiscount) – Use coupon code SCL-Org
Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert
Who Should Attend
Material handling and logistics engineers, manufacturing and process engineers, industrial Engineers and systems analysts, production supervisors and team leaders, warehouse supervisors and team leaders, and cell planning and Lean Manufacturing teams
How You Will Benefit
Learn how to plan and analyze material handling systems
Learn how to improve material handling operations
Learn when to apply material handling automation
How to Attack Material Handling Problems
SHA – A Logical, Organized Approach
Analysis & Visualization of Moves
Cost Patterns of Material Handling Equipment & Methods
Case Exercise: Warehouse Handling Analysis
Integration of Handling & Storing Methods
Integrating Material Handling with Facilities & Operations
Case Exercise: Manufacturing Handling Analysis
Detail & Workplace Handling Analysis
Justifying Material Handling Investments
Putting It All Together
For Course-Related Questions
Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown
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