Not long ago, warehouses were considered simple places to store inventory.
It was the onset of concepts like "just in time manufacturing" and internet retailing that became the focal point for lean warehouse operations.
While there may be no silver bullet to transform a warehouse into a lean operation, this eBook explores seven areas to help companies embrace lean philosophies.
As companies examine their warehouse operations to maximize efficiency, it is important to realize there is no one answer and no silver bullet that will transform an inefficient warehouse to a smoothly operating lean warehouse. What is needed is an organizational embrace of lean warehousing philosophies — a culture of continuous improvement that drives inefficiencies out of warehouse operations.