COURSE TOPICS

HOW TO ESTIMATE WAREHOUSE SPACE REQUIREMENTS | The Impact of Turns, Occupancy, and Peak Inventory Requirements

HOW TO OPTIMIZE AND REFINE SPACE REQUIREMENTS | Finding and Utilizing Hidden Warehouse Space

HOW TO OPTIMIZE BAY MATCHING | Low Bay and High Bay Space

HOW TO OPTIMIZE ACTIVITY ADJACENCY | Minimize Material Handling Cost and Distance

HOW TO OPTIMIZE MATERIAL FLOW PATHS | U vs I Shape Flows

MATERIAL HANDLING ALTERNATIVES | Conveyors vs Industrial Vehicles

HOW TO ADDRESS EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION

WAREHOUSE LAYOUT EXAMPLES | Avon, Clorox, Honda, Lifeway, Macy's, Oxxo, Stihl

What's Included

  • Warehouse Layout Guiding Principles

    40+ warehouse layout principles; developed from 30+ years of warehouse consulting, teaching and research; based on a proven seven-step methodology foundation.

  • Layout Optimization Examples

    Optimizations, analytics, key formulas, metrics, and system examples for warehouse layout success.

  • Warehouse Layout Best Practices

    Warehouse layout best practice examples from major industries including consumer products, food & beverage, healthcare, high tech, manufacturing & heavy industry, and retail/apparel.

  • Multi-media Approach

    The course uses a mix of integrated animations, text, audio, and video to best illustrate key points.

  • Learning Assessment

    An opportunity to determine the degree to which all learning objectives have been achieved.

  • Layout Assessment

    An opportunity to compare your current warehouse layout with the best practices presented in the course.

PRICING

Includes 12 month course access.

Course Instructor

Dr. Ed Frazelle

Dr. Frazelle is RightChain's president and CEO. He is former founder of The Logistics Institute and Supply Chain Management Series at Georgia Tech. He is also author of McGraw-Hill's Logistics Management Library including World Class Warehousing and Material Handling, Supply Chain Strategy, and Inventory Strategy. The books are the world's most widely read and implemented instruction on supply chain logistics. He has lectured at many of the world's premier institutions including Cornell, Georgia Tech, Meiji University, National University of Singapore, Northwestern, and Waseda University. He has consulted with over 100 organizations in their pursuit of world-class supply chains including BP, Carrier, Coca-Cola, Colgate, Disney, Hallmark, Honda, P&G, United Technologies, and UPS among many others.