The design of any warehouse is an important step in how successful the operations of the business will be. The reasons for designing a warehouse layout can vary due to a variety of reasons. For example:relocation
increasing the product lines or,
just simply to increase the flexibility of the operations department.
The planning process should be thorough for the warehouse layout design and implementation to be successful. The planning process includes:
outlining the expected outcomes,
analysing the information,
the implementation plan,
implementing of the design, and finally
the ongoing requirements.