Assistance was requested to determine possible facility alternatives based on five years projected sales. Inventory accuracy was difficult to control, stock replenishment from 2 outside storage locations was labor intensive and slow, and order picking required excessive non-productive time. Because the system was over
An analysis of the current methods showed that the system had reached capacity three years before. Based on marketing forecasts, inventory requirements were projected for five years. A conceptual system was designed to improve the utilization of space, improve inventory integrity,
Final engineering began one month after the final report to management. Op6 personnel served in the capacity of project manager, coordinating the contractor, architect, data processing task group, and material handling systems suppliers.
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