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    1. Calculate the pallet floor space requirements for a warehouse given the data provided in the Excel worksheet. The pallet floor space requirements are calculated as follows with the information provided. Average pallet inventory 2441 Average unit inventory 732346 Peak pallet inventory 3051 Effective pallet storage capacity 2746 Required number of pallet storage locations 3231 Floor space requirements 87235.4 2. Multi-use warehouse in which cross-docking, case picking, and broken case picking operations occur. WAREHOUSE LAYOUT In the above warehouse layout, I considered the space available to design as 100% and the percentage allotted for all the operations in the warehouse is given as follows: Process Percentage of allotment…

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    Henry Schein Case

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    (Materials, Production, Receiving, and Shipping) being Shipping the largest. Shipping Team Schein members are responsible loading orders on trailers, stacking orders in wood pallets, inspect the condition of products, assists with logistics and scheduling, prepare boxes with appropriate labels for shipment as required, and maintain a clean, organized and safe environment. As a Shipping Representative you are required to have loading abilities, and…

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    Wgu Assessment Task 1

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    times per order. Since shipping’s main focus is customer service, measuring for accuracy and speed are high on most everyone’s list of key performance. An excellent metric is percentage of perfect pick lines. Employee performance improvement plan Risk assessment and contingency plan for identified risks What are the hazards? Who might be harmed and how? What are you already doing? What further action is necessary? Slips, trips and falls All staff may suffer sprains or fractures if they…

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    Walser Hub Case

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    organized in a fashion which all the items where numerated so they could be easily found. This was because each car had a slightly different part then another, for example both a Chevy Silverado and Dodge Ram have wheel rotors. These rotors look almost identical, but the Rams rotor would not fit on the Silverado. That is why it is very crucial that the items are put exactly where they are supposed to go so that the wrong part does not accidently get shipped out. The shipping dock is attached to…

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    From the cereal I eat every morning, to the gifts I open on Christmas; they all come in packages. Ever since I was young, I have been fascinated by the thought and design that is put into packages. Typically, when people think of packaging, they think of boxes and pallets. Little do they know, packaging is an extremely broad area of study and encompasses infinite career opportunities. Its flexibility and focus on business, science, and engineering is what led me to this ideal major. Going into…

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    Kegworks: A Case Study

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    At the manufacturer there is the packaging of the goods, and how you specifically want it done. Once they opened up a container that had nothing on pallets, just 400 boxes in the container. This container came from India and the manufacture didn’t want to pay for the pallets because they have to be fumigated and its costly Kegworks actually had products on one of Hanjen’s ships that got delayed off the West Coast of South America because of the recent issues with them. This caused them to lose…

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    Pallets Case Study

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    types of pallet materials The theory below highlights the criteria that can be used for the packaging scorecard. This will assist in the evaluation of the performance of the type of pallet materials according to these criteria. 2.6.1. Performance of pallets It is imperative that when choosing a pallet, the specified performance requirements of the pallets matches the actual accessed pallet capability to ensure the safety and functionality of the unit load (Rupert, 2011). However, with pallets…

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    Pallet Trucks Case Study

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    The purpose for employing pallet trucks is to facilitate movement of pallets from one location to another. Not only do pallet trucks make pallet transportation simpler, but it also eases the burden of loading and unloading heavy pallets in a safe manner in addition to considerably minimizing transportation times. Due to the heaviness of many pallets, pallet trucks must be both strong and functional. Pallet trucks are typically used in industries, such as warehouses, chemical and…

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    Recently, there has been some debate as to whether or not wood pallets are safe to use for food transportation. Consumers and owners of businesses have both questioned the safety of pallets due to past recalls and claims by pallet manufacturers. However, it has been found that wood pallets really are safe to use for transportation, and there is nothing to worry about. There is absolutely no evidence of a relationship between wood pallets and food contamination illness. People have raised their…

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    Pallet Jacks – Effective Material Handling Equipment Each warehouse has its similarities and differences. They are all about moving and storing products of every shape and size imaginable. If there is one tool that made life easier in a workplace it would be the pallet jack. Pallet Jacks allow you to move whole loaded pallets without having to use a Forklift. They are a huge time saver, the process is easy you slide the pallet truck underneath the pallet and then jack the pallet up. From there…

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