The defining line between the classification of a warehouse that is efficient and one that is not, is in the operations department. The racking layout will impact on the efficiency of operations, from stock control through to order dispatch. In order to correctly plan a racking layout there are 3 Golden Rules to keep in mind.
When it comes to warehouse space, maximising its use is always challenging. By not fully utilising your warehouse storage space it can lead to a decrease in productivity and subsequently, inefficient operations.
To help reduce these issues arising, we’ve listed are some ideas worth considering.
To avoid a decrease in efficiency, ensure workers’ safety and maximize warehouse operations; your business should take time to assess current and future business opportunities. If moving to a new facility, apart from the structural considerations i.e. number and location of loading docks and vehicle access, you need to invest time and energy into the design and layout. To create an effective and efficient warehouse design, there are some important factors to consider.