Planning for People and Equipment
Before the warehouse doors ever open, management must run a simulation of the personnel and equipment requirements for the new operation. The number of people involved will affect parking requirements, as well as numbers of restrooms, locker and lunch room facilities. A projection of volume and nature of work-flow will dictate equipment requirements, and spaces needed for staging, shipping and receiving.
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- 1.The flow charts and subchapter are taken from Vol. 7, Nos. 18 and 19 of Distribution/Warehouse Cost Digest, Marketing Publications, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.Google Scholar
- 3.This sub-chapter was adapted from “Supervising on the Line,” copyright, 1987 by Gene Gagnon, published by Margo, Minnetonka, MN.Google Scholar