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Saudi Transtec 2013 : Conference Presentation


Improving Warehouse Efficiency : Insights
KSA , December 2013
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Approach
5 major impediments to growth / efficiency.
15-30% improvement with little or no capex possible !
Space Throput Errors Productivity Spend
15 30%
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Approach
3 step approach to WH efficiency improvement
AIM : Assess...ImproveMonitor and Control
Improve
Monitor
and
Control
Assess
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Assess
Measure to Manage .
Define right KPIs . Measure without exclusions.
Measure Define Assess
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Assess
4 Dimensional KPI definition - FOCUS
Right purpose - Right Process - Right personnel
Measure
Purpose
People Process
Financial Operations
Safety Customer
Define
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Assess
Set right metric and right target. Benchmark.
Horses for courses !
Financial
Warehousing
Cost
Inventory
Shrinkage ,
Obsolescence
Demurrage /
Detention
Operations
Truck turn
around time
Dock to Stock ,
Stock to Dock
Productivity
Capacity
Utilization
Employee
Turnover
Customer
Perfect Order
Index
OTIF
Errors /
Damages
Safety
Lost time /
Near Miss
Accidents
Fire
Accidents
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Improve
Document the effect. Find the cause(s).Analyze.
Storage
Density
Fast mover =
Slow mover
More pallets per
sq m but
less m3 / pallet
Store everywhere
Shrink the aisles
Picking
Pallet handling
= Case handling
= Unit Handling
Fast mover =
Slow mover
Bigger the batch
better the efficiency
Safety
Personnel flow
doesnt affect
material flow
Higher stack height
on load unit helps
storage density
Twin pallet
handling reduces
manpower
General
Focus only on
picking
Less lighting
Less Opex
Reduce staging
area / Docks
Maximize Storage
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Improve
Focus on fundamentals. Follow best practices.
Use technology / Automation to further results.
Storage
Density
Accessibility for
Fast movers
Density for Slow
movers
Maximize load
unit utilization
Stop @ 1.8 m /
2.0m .
Picking
Profile parts .
Divide and Rule
Slot basis velocity.
Repeat
Small is big .
Focus on Flow
Safety
Avoid personnel
flow / material flow
conflicts in layout
Stability defines
best fit. Strap .
One pallet at a
time. Accidents
cost more
General
Put away
affects IRA
< 100 Lux impacts
productivity and
picking accuracy
Respect docks /
functional area
sizing
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Monitor and Control
Build SOPs .Train . Act based on trends / data .
Predict more . React less .
SOP
Document rules
and
exceptions
Dashboards
Display targets /
performance trends
Visually / Regularly
Motivate
Incentivize
Institutionalize
Training
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Summary
Efficiency is a journey . Not a destination .
Keep going !
++
Do not make more efficient what
should not be done at all
++
Do better what should be
done
2 Rules :
Assess
Improve
Monitor
and
Control
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Contact
Nataraja Subramanian
Business Unit Head : Automotive and Spares
Tel.: + 91 (0) 99001 18404
E-Mail: nataraj@miebach.com
Saudi Miebach
1st Floor, Xenel Building,
Al Balad, PO Box 2824,
Jeddah 21461, Saudi Arabia
Tel. +966 (0) 2 604 8482
Homepage: http://www.miebach.com
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Director
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E-Mail: prabhu@miebach.com
Ananth
Project Manager
Mob : +966 5327 95138
E-Mail: ananth@miebach.com