Industrial Automation
November 14, 2019

Industrial Automation

What is Intra-Logistics?
April 9, 2018

What is Intra-Logistics?

How to Use Pallet Carts in Your Facility
April 9, 2018

How to Use Pallet Carts in Your Facility

How Do AGVs Work?
November 14, 2019

How Do AGVs Work?

What is Lean Process Improvement?
April 9, 2018

What is Lean Process Improvement?

Three Ways to Eliminate Waste in Your Warehouse
April 9, 2018

Three Ways to Eliminate Waste in Your Warehouse

How to Improve Order Picking
October 15, 2018

How to Improve Order Picking

What is Lean Material Handling?

The concept of lean manufacturing boils down to a core purpose, and that purpose is to strive towards eliminating waste from the manufacturing process relentlessly. To fully understand this straightforward and seemingly simplistic definition, you need to be aware of what is referred to as “waste” in this context. “Waste” is any activity during the manufacturing process that doesn’t add value for the customer and the manufacturer. Getting rid of this “waste” is the ultimate goal of lean manufacturing techniques. In a nutshell, lean manufacturing is a systematic method of minimizing waste without sacrificing productivity.

Lean manufacturing is considered one of the most important solutions for lean material handling. In the simplest of terms, material handling refers to the process involved in the movement of manufacturing materials within a production building or between a production building and a vehicle. Material handling makes use of a wide array of manual, automated and semi-automated vehicles and equipment. Needless to say, material handling plays a significant role in manufacturing and logistics.

Home

Advertisement

Technology News

How to Improve Order Picking

How to Improve Order Picking

Warehouse management is easy and tricky at the same time. The stakes are high, and as such, all the logistics have to be implemented the right way otherwise face the consequences. The traditional warehouse operations have combined with today’s home delivery and online shopping creating a harsh environment for warehouse operators. One of the logistics in mind here is order picking. Order picking de