The Definitive Guide to Warehousing - eBook


This is the most authoritative and complete guide to planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing world-class supply chain warehousing processes. Straight from the Council of Supply Chain Management.

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Professionals (CSCMP), it explains each warehousing option, basic warehousing storage and handling operations, strategic planning, and the effects of warehousing design and service decisions on total logistics costs and customer service. This reference introduces crucial concepts including product handling, labor management, warehouse support, and extended value chain processes, facility ownership, planning, and strategy decisions; materials handling; warehouse management systems; Auto-ID, AGVs, and much more. Step by step, The Definitive Guide to Warehousing helps you optimize all facets of warehousing, one of the most pivotal areas of supply chain management. Coverage includes:Basic warehousing management concepts and their essential role in demand fulfillmentKey elements, processes, and interactions in warehousing operations managementPrinciples and strategies for effectively planning and managing warehouse operationsPrinciples and strategies for designing materials handling operations in warehousing facilitiesCritical roles of technology in managing warehouse operations and product flowsBest practices for assessing the performance of warehousing operations using standard metrics and frameworks