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The Importance of Discussing Slotting Early in New Facility Design

May 19, 2020
When designing a new warehouse or distribution facility, the earlier that conversations are had about slotting goals, the better the end result.
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Distribution Facility Selection: It’s Not Just About Location and Cost

March 06, 2019
Cost and location are important factors when selecting a new distribution facility, but don't overlook these important physical components. Read: Distribution Facility Selection: It’s Not Just About Location and Costy

Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 2: Systematic Layout Planning

October 25, 2018
Effective distribution center layout planning is essential for achieving optimal performance. Systematic Layout Planning is our preferred strategy.. Read: Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 2: Systematic Layout Planning

Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 1: Fundamentals

October 25, 2018
Before diving in to more complex topics, it’s important to have a general understanding of the types of DCs and the functions that happen inside. Read: Distribution Center Layout and Design - Part 1: Fundamentals

From the “Other Side” – Perspectives from a Systems Integration Rookie

October 19, 2017
Material Handling is not as large of a household term as many of us would like, but once you have product that needs handled, you must know certain levels about the industry. Here's my first material handling systems integration experience.

Design: Step 4 in the DMADV Process for Supply Chain Improvement

July 16, 2014
In this article, we continue our review of the DMADV 5-step process for improving your supply chain. Design is step four in the process and involves leveraging the criteria, characteristics and flows developed in the “Analysis” step to look at alternative designs and technologies to create the best facility layout. Read: Design in the DMADV Process
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