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* Examines how to operate an efficient and cost-effective warehouse Provides an up-to-date picture of modern warehousing Provides guidance on using the latest technology, reducing inventory, people management, location and design Tackles the key issues that are challenging today's warehouse managers

Table of Contents

    • 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

About the Author

Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. He runs a successful logistics consultancy and provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He is Module Tutor for TTM full time Masters' course at Warwick and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is the author of The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit, also published by Kogan Page.

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"Warehouse Management manages to address the full spectrum of knowledge needs on the topic, covering everything from the role of the warehouse and detailed information on picking, to chapters on sustainability, outsourcing, performance management, and the warehouse of the future. At over 400 pages, you are unlikely to get through everything Warehouse Management has to offer in one airplane ride, but you are quite likely to wear out and dog-ear plenty of pages that address the challenges and opportunities arising daily in the modern warehouse."--Kelly Barner "Buyers Meeting Point "
"This is a book that should be strongly considered as required reading for anyone whose job is even the most tangentially-linked to the supply chain. ...The author has done a great job with this rather hefty book in managing a fine balancing act: providing a LOT of great, informative, up-to-date information for the "supply chain geeks" as well as offering a lot of actionable, helpful, no-hype-just-facts to the rest of us."
--Darren Ingram "Darren Ingram Media "

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