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This document describes the 10 principles of material handling. These principles provide guidelines to consider when designing material handling systems.
This document provides an overview of different types of material handling equipment. It contains typical operating specifications for the equipment
Worker-Centric Warehousing (WCW) puts the worker at the center of the design and asks, “What should the warehouse look like?”
In this module, students will use rules-of-thumb to provide an estimate of how much a material handling system will cost.
By using this module, students will learn about automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and AGV Systems (AGVS). In particular, after being
Here is an overview of what files are included in the Order Profiling ZIP file: CM_OFC_Order_Profiling_Intro.doc CM_OFC_Order_Profiling_Intro.ppt CM_OFC_Order_Profiling_Homework.doc CM_OFC_Order_Profiling_HW_Data.xls This
This lecture resource is provided as an accompaniment to the paper by Eric Johnson and Russell Meller on Split-Case Sorting
This lecture covers analytical models for order picking, including constructing picking tours and batching orders. The author covers the pick
This lecture covers several topics in configuring storage areas, including the concepts of random, dedicated, and class-based storage. The author
How to configure a fast-pick area in a warehouse. The lecture covers Bartholdi & Hackman’s theoretical fluid model, which shows
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