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Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide to Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Costs in the Modern Warehouse 3ed

by Gwynne Richards Kogan Page
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780749479770
Format:
Pbk 528 pages
Price:
AU$119.00 NZ$124.35
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Offering comprehensive advice on all aspects of managing a warehouse, the third edition of Warehouse Management is an ideal guide and detailed reference book for anyone looking to gain a real insight into warehouse operations. It examines everything from the latest technological advances, operations and people management to current environmental issues.

This third edition of Warehouse Management includes definitive updates across the industry, such as the vast expansion of warehouse technology and robotics, warehouse design and the increasing challenges posed by e-commerce. Gwynne Richards tackles the core challenges for today's managers, offering experienced advice on how to reduce lead times, increase productivity and improve customer service.

Revamped with more practical case studies and an array of downloadable warehouse tools, this new edition of Warehouse Management includes useful warehouse audit checklists and is firmly supported with insightful photographs, video links and projections.

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: The Role of the Warehouse;
    • Chapter - 02: Role of the Warehouse Manager;
    • Chapter - 03: Warehouse Processes: Receiving and Put-away;
    • Chapter - 04: Warehouse Processes: Pick Preparation;
    • Chapter - 05: Picking Strategies and Equipment;
    • Chapter - 06: Order-picking Methods;
    • Chapter - 07: Warehouse Processes from Replenishment to Despatch and Beyond;
    • Chapter - 08: Warehouse Management Systems;
    • Chapter - 09: Warehouse Layout;
    • Chapter - 10: Storage and Handling Equipment;
    • Chapter - 11: Resourcing a Warehouse;
    • Chapter - 12: Warehouse Costs;
    • Chapter - 13: Performance Management;
    • Chapter - 14: Outsourcing;
    • Chapter - 15: Health and Safety;
    • Chapter - 16: The Warehouse and the Environment;
    • Chapter - 17: The Warehouse of the Future;
    • Chapter - 00: Appendix 1 - Warehouse Audit Checklists;
    • Chapter - 00: Appendix 2 - Barcodes;
    • Chapter - 00: Websites of Companies That Have Contributed to This Book and Other Useful Websites;
    • Chapter - 00: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

"Gwynne Richards' Warehouse Management provides an essential 'one stop shop' for both practitioners and those that want to fully understand the fundamentals of how to manage a business storage facility. For a fairly technical topic, I have found the book to be easy to read, where industry terms are clearly explained and examples provided of the best practices described. This book is a must read for everyone in the supply chain and logistics industries, business students and all individuals that want to understand more about how to operate a warehouse."
Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as running his own successful logistics consultancy, he provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and the University of Aston. He is the author of Warehouse Management and The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit, published by Kogan Page.