Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide to Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Costs in the Modern Warehouse

Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide to Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Costs in the Modern Warehouse

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By (author) Gwynne Richards

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  • Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 344 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 20mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 28 July 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0749460741
  • ISBN 13: 9780749460747
  • Illustrations note: 1, black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 198,091

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Warehouses are an integral link in the modern supply chain, ensuring that the correct product is delivered in the right quantity, in good condition, at the required time, and at minimal cost: in effect, the perfect order. The effective management of warehouses is vital in minimizing costs and ensuring the efficient operation of any supply chain. "Warehouse Management" is a complete guide to best practice in warehouse operations. Covering everything from the latest technological advances to current environmental issues, this book provides an indispensable companion to the modern warehouse. Supported by case studies, the text considers many aspects of warehouse management, including: cost reduction; productivity; people management; and, warehouse operations. With helpful tools, hints and up-to-date information, "Warehouse Management" provides an invaluable resource for anyone looking to reduce costs and boost productivity.

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Gwynne Richards has over twenty years experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as providing a number of courses on warehouse management for practitioners he is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and the University of Aston.

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"An excellent discussion of warehouse operations, covering virtually all aspects of managing a warehouse from the high level strategic view down to floor level processes." --Kate Vitasek," " author of "The Vested Outsourcing Manual ""[A] thought provoking book and should be welcomed by any warehouse keeper wanting to improve and develop their business. ...a valuable contribution to warehousing, offering as the banner on the cover states practical guidance to improved efficiency whilst minimizing costs." --Elisabeth Denby, UK Warehouse Association "[S]olid manual on warehouse management. ...Gwynne Richards has written a knowledgeable book on warehouse operations that details today's facilities and their management challenges. ...getAbstract recommends this masterful manual to logistics and warehouse managers - especially new ones - as well as to external suppliers, facility planners and designers, and anyone in the supply chain who seeks insight about warehouse operations." --getAbstract, Inc.