Warehouses are and will remain an essential part of logistics. That hasn’t changed over the years. But the technical progress – such as automatic order picking, shuttle warehouse technology or the trend towards warehouse control by SAP-EWM – is alarming.
So the main question is: Which requirements do warehouse operators really have to meet nowadays?
A smart way of identifying potential, is to involve warehouse employees in this process. A possibility that is used far too rarely but has enormous potential.
From the contents:
- The origin of lean management
- The lean principles
- The application of lean management in warehouses
- The lean warehousing methodology toolbox Contributions from practice, such as
- Objectives of the Rudolph Logistic System
- Lean warehousing at Schäflein Logistics GmbH
- Lean in distribution – EDC logistics
- Lean retailing at IKEA
This present book will be a good companion on your way to lean warehousing. It provides you the necessary overview of training, change management, use of methods, implementation and experience - with contributions, written by people who are willing to share their experiences because knowledge is the only thing that increases when you share it.