Best Practices for Warehousing
Shams Quamar, Analyst, India
To get the most out of the operation, a number of best practices can be adopted to improve productivity and overall customer satisfaction. When considering the level of effort involved in warehouse operations, the greatest expenditure of effort is in the picking process
. Warehouse layout
is also important in achieve greater efficiencies. Minimizing travel time between picking locations
can greatly improve productivity.
However, to achieve this increase in efficiency, companies must develop processes to regularly monitor picking travel times and storage locations.