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Identification and Application of a Bin Management System

Identification and Application of a Bin Management System Describes a case study at Australian Paper Manufacturers APM,where several changes in systems and practices led to efficiencyimprovements. The problem faced was the need for improved systems ofrecording stock whereabouts, assembling outgoing loads, anddisassembling incoming loads. The option chosen to improve the stockmanagement system at APMs Northgate distribution centre was binmanagement, which allowed physical segregation and labelling of loads.Describes the APM experience in detail, and includes diagrams andfigures explaining both the physical layout of the distribution centre,and the system approach used. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Logistics Information Management Emerald Publishing

Identification and Application of a Bin Management System

Logistics Information Management , Volume 4 (4): 10 – Apr 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0957-6053
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002889
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Abstract

Describes a case study at Australian Paper Manufacturers APM,where several changes in systems and practices led to efficiencyimprovements. The problem faced was the need for improved systems ofrecording stock whereabouts, assembling outgoing loads, anddisassembling incoming loads. The option chosen to improve the stockmanagement system at APMs Northgate distribution centre was binmanagement, which allowed physical segregation and labelling of loads.Describes the APM experience in detail, and includes diagrams andfigures explaining both the physical layout of the distribution centre,and the system approach used.

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Logistics Information ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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