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Lean Materials Planning and Execution by Donald Sheldon

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7 WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION

WAREHOUSEMANAGEMENT ANDORGANIZATION

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INTRODUCTION

Storage layout and design is only important if there is inventory to store. Unfortunately, few organizations have figured out processes so variation-free that no inventory is required. Organizations, for example Dell, have limited their inventory in-house but have a buffer within the supply chain to offset customer behaviors not precisely forecasted. Even Toyota, which wrote the book on lean, understands that buffer is important when there is an ...

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