Warehousing operations are becoming more complex and challenging with respect to the space availability and its optimum utilisation. Asim Behera explains more on the best practices in this direction.
Indian manufacturing industry has witnessed the fast-paced advancement in the past few decades and every manufacturing industry is becoming a part of the journey. New tax policies, i.e. GST has played a vital role in the manufacturing sector as well as in the development of the country by taking an initiative in the progress of the businesses.
Supply chain logistics has continuously changed and evolved, as the warehousing sector has to advance at the same pace. The warehousing managers always face the challenges in utilising and optimising the warehouse space. Warehousing play a major role in any manufacturing industry and its costs are an account of cumulative costs of labour, inventory, finished goods, building and land. Warehouses are expensive to operate for the companies.
To get the most out of the warehousing, a number of best practices can be opted to improve the productivity and overall process in the manufacturing facility. Although the best practices vary from industry to industry, there are some best practices from Daifuku, experts in material handling, warehousing and logistics management, which helps in utilising the warehouse SPACE optimally and handles products with care.