The designing of a warehouse storage layout is a critical process that has a direct bearing on the performance of your warehouse. The planning of the warehouse layout should be such that considers a sensible warehouse flow to increase the warehouse efficiency and lessen overheads. A quality design will allow clear paths to the inventory in the storage system and reduce picking times
Other warehouse necessities to take into account need to take place while in the planning stage. It is an added cost to make adjustments to the arranged layout once the installation is underway, it will potentially have additional costs in material and labour. In the planning stage, it is a good idea to engage with a racking expert in the industry who can look to your current and future needs and create a plan based on these requirements. At Abbott, we offer complimentary warehouse design consultation sessions
In considering the following 8 teachings of a warehouse storage design, it can assist in creating an effective and productive operations flow.