Warehouse management: the definitive guide to improving efficiency and minimizing costs in the modern warehouse

Richards, Gwynne

Warehouse management: the definitive guide to improving efficiency and minimizing costs in the modern warehouse - 4th ed. - London Kogan Page 2021 - xi; 523p., ill. Includes glossary, bibliographic references and index

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: Goods-to-person and person-to-goods picking;Chapter - 06: Order-picking methods;Chapter - 07: Warehouse processes from replenishment to despatch and beyond;Chapter - 08: Information systems in the warehouse;Chapter - 09: Warehouse layout;Chapter - 10: Storage and handling equipment;Chapter - 11: Resourcing a warehouse;Chapter - 12: Warehouse costs;Chapter - 13: Performance measurement and management;Chapter - 14: Health and safety;Chapter - 15: The warehouse and the environment;Chapter - 16: The warehouse of the future;Chapter - 17: Appendix 1 Global warehouse costs;Chapter - 18: Appendix 2 Warehouse audit checklists;Chapter - 19: Bibliography;Chapter - 20: Websites of companies that have contributed to this book and other useful websites;Chapter - 21: Glossary

Modern warehouses are capitalizing on cutting-edge technologies, new operating models and innovative practices to maximize their role in the wider supply chain. Understand how to successfully manage these warehouses with this bestselling guide.

The fourth edition of Warehouse Management is fully updated to include up to date information across the board. The latest technologies in warehousing, such as robotics, cobots and AI, are explained and their impact is situated alongside discussions on the future of warehousing. There are new case studies from companies who have achieved improvements and cost savings through the introduction of new technology and equipment, leaner processes and environmental initiatives. Gwynne Richards provides expert advice with clear and easy to grasp solutions.

Warehouse Management guides the reader through all aspects of successfully managing a warehouse, its operations and distribution. This bestselling book covers an extensive range of key topics from defining the modern warehouse, detailing management processes, strategies and practices to outlining how to tackle environmental challenges to ensure a sustainable supply chain. With practical insights into how to improve operating costs, increase efficiency and reduce costs, this is a must read for optimizing warehouse performance. New and updated online resources include PowerPoint slides and a bonus chapter on outsourcing.



Warehouses Management
Business logistics
Materials management
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658.785 / R4W2-2022

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