To Be Solved:
distribution company shipped over $50,000 of product
without invoicing customer. Senior warehouse personnel
terminated. Solertis hired to review warehouse operations
in order to prevent future errors.
warehouse operations practices and procedures
of material handling equipment
flow from office to warehouse
success factors in sales and marketing that dictate
facility layout including redesign of receiving and
shelving and flow deck
picking carts and other material handling equipment
frequency technology and bar code scanning
to reduce time from dock to stock
that improved process flow from picking to shipping
for tracking missing items needed for orders
for consolidating inventory at multiple locations
company $80,000 in the first year alone.
time needed for receiving from over two days to just
variances reported on receipts from vendors.
throughput per station in shipping department.
inventory accuracy as measured by product on-hand
but not found for orders.
order accuracy as measured by decrease in customer
order processing efficiency resulting in 20% reduction
in staff needed for picking.
product density resulting in need for 25% less shelving.
key performance indicators to measure warehouse activity.
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