Do you work with problems involving the use of material handling equipment in plants, warehouses and other commercial enterprises? Focus on material handling and distribution problems from the source of raw material through manufacturing and distribution systems to the final consumer. All techniques presented are field-proven and derived from successful implementation. Case exercises are adapted from real situations and projects.
Industrial engineers and systems analysts, warehouse supervisors and team leaders, warehouse/distribution center managers, logistics and supply chain planners, planning teams for new or expanded facilities and leaders of supply chain and lean initiatives
How You Will Benefit
Improve throughput with systematic layout planning.
Reduce handling costs in storage and order picking.
Group materials for efficient handling and storage.
Plan for expansions and new facilities.
Improve the performance of warehouse and distribution facilities.
Increase layout planning productivity and effectiveness.
Offer practical approaches to storage, order picking, packing, material movement and physical control.
Streamline material flow in warehouses/distribution centers.
Typical approaches to layout planning
Three fundamentals of layout planning
Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)
Profiling and inventory analysis
Handling and storing equipment
Classical layouts and flow patterns
Flow of materials analysis
Estimating space requirements
Material handling methods
Evaluation of alternative plans with costs and intangibles
Organizing your layout project
For Course-Related Questions
Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown
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