Chapter 11 – Effective Warehouse Operations

The topics covered in Chapter 11 include:

  • Make Sure Every Employee is Aware of Cost of Bad Inventory Management
  • Protect Yourself Against Theft
  • Maintain a Clean Physical Plant
  • Record All Material Leaving Your Warehouse
  • Your Warehouse Manager Should Be a Leader
  • Put Your Best Technical People in Receiving
  • Carefully Plan Your Putaway Activities
  • Allocate Enough Space to Move
  • Beware of Fluctuations in Activity
  • Consider Using Third Party Logistics Providers (3PLS)
  • Cycle Count Products & Process Transactions in a Timely Manner
  • Ensure That Work is Performed in a Timely Fashion
  • Establish Aisles of Responsibility
  • Monitor Warehouse Activity