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ISBN-10 0133448967ISBN-13 9780133448962
ISBN-10 0133448908ISBN-13 9780133448900
Author(s): Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals; Scott B. Keller; Brian C. Keller
Publisher: Pearson FT Press
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 288

The proper management of warehousing is vital to the fulfillment of customer demand and the ultimate success of a supply chain. Now, there’s an authoritative and comprehensive guide to managing warehouse processes and operations in any supply chain. Authored by expert Scott Keller alongside the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this reference brings together authoritative knowledge about all facets of warehouse process and operations supply management.

The authors fully address 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. Coverage includes:

  • Basic warehousing management concepts and their essential role in demand fulfillment, including warehousing functions, efficiency, organizational roles, and benefits

  • Key elements, processes, and interactions in warehousing operations management; including product handling, labor management, warehouse support, and extended value chain processes

  • Principles and strategies for effectively planning and managing warehouse operations, including decisions about facility ownership, planning, and strategy

  • Principles and strategies for designing materials handling operations in warehousing facilities, including dock and material handling equipment, AGVs, storage systems, order picking equipment, and more

  • Critical roles of technology, including warehouse management systems, Auto-ID, and emerging technology issues and capabilities

  • Best practices for assessing the performance of warehousing operations using standard metrics and frameworks