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A Supply Chain Logistics Program for Warehouse Management

1st Edition

By David E. Mulcahy, Joachim Sydow

Auerbach Publications

514 pages | 60 B/W Illus.

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Description

A well-planned, well-structured warehouse management system (WMS) offers significant advantages to an organization, particularly in its ability to make warehouse operations more efficient, more cost effective, and more responsive.

A Supply Chain Logistics Program for Warehouse Management details the concepts, applications, and practices necessary for the successful management of a WMS program, including the selection and adoption of the right software.Taking a process approach to a generic warehouse and its workings, the authors trace a product’s life cycle from its receipt at a warehouse, through its outbound shipment, and to its eventual return.

This approach illustrates the logistics of a well-run supply chain and how it works in relation to every phase of a warehouse’s operation. The book details each phase and its related process, demonstrating how every component fits into the overall operation. Specific topics include how to reduce product damage, enhance identified product flow and track inventory, increase employee productivity, improve customer service, reduce warehouse operating costs, improve profits, and assure asset protection. The book also presents guidelines, tips and checklists so the reader can view how each component is carried out.

Whether a warehouse operation supports a small, medium, or large business, A Supply Chain Logistics Program for Warehouse Management is an important book to have in order to design a system that reduces operating costs, improves products, and maintains timely delivery to customers. 

Table of Contents

Supply Chain Logistics Segment or Warehouse Operation with a WMS Program Considerations

Understanding Your Existing Supply Chain Logistics Segment or Warehouse Operation

A Company Supply Chain Logistics or Warehouse Operation Interaction and Interface with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Receiving Activities with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation In-House Transport Concept with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Storage Concept with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Pick Line Position Set-Up and Replenishment with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Customer Ordered WMS Identified Sku Order Fulfillment or Pick Activity with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Batched Customer Order Picked WMS Identified Sku Sort Concept with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation Customer Order Picked WMS Identified Sku Quantity and Quality Check and Pack Activities with a WMS Program

WMS Identified Customer Order Warehouse Operation Manifest, Ship, Sort and Load Activities with a WMS Program

WMS Identified Customer Order Returns Process and Disposition and Trash Removal Warehouse Operation Activities with a WMS Program

Across-The-Dock, Pre-Pack and Value Added, Non-Customer Order, Bonded Storage/Pick and Advance Sales Warehouse Operation Activities with a WMS Program

Warehouse Operation with a WMS Program Project Management Interface and Integration in an Existing or in a New Construction

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS076000
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