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LSCM 360 Exam 2 - Protective Packaging and Protective Packaging and Materials Handling Materials Handling 9-2 Review of Packaging Id product and

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Unformatted text preview: Protective Packaging and Protective Packaging and Materials Handling Materials Handling 9-2 Review of Packaging Id product and provide information Improve efficiency in handling and distribution Protect product Consumer packaging how the package fits into the marketing mix. Industrial packaging efficient shipping characteristics including protection, ability to withstand stacking when on a pallet, cube, weight, shape and other relevant factors. Legal Building Blocks Concept 9-3 Unit Loads in Materials Handling Basic unit is a pallet or skid Lumber is expensive so firms want pallets returned Provides cushioning effect in transport Quality of pallets varies widely Chep USA rents pallets in wood or plastic Should be less than 50 pounds—difficult with plastic Metal also used in closed loop systems 9-4 Unit Loads in Materials Handling A unit load is one or more boxes secured to a pallet or skid so that boxes can be handled by mechanical means Rainbow pallet load Unitization describes this type of handling Slip sheet can be used in place of pallet Saves vertical room Requires more care when moving 9-5 Unit Loads in Materials Handling Equipment loading Load-planning Bracing Inflatable dunnage bags Load is subjected to five forces Vibration Centrifugal Retardation Roll Pitch Warehousing Warehousing Management Management 9-7 The Ownership Decision 9-8 Warehouse Value-Added 9-9 Factors Affecting the Number of Warehouses Factor Centralized Decentralized Substitutability Low High Product Value High Low Purchase Size Large Small Special Warehousing Yes No Product Line Diverse Limited Customer Service Low High 9-10 Basic Warehouse Operations Movement Receiving Put-away Order picking Shipping Storage Stock location Warehouse Management System (WMS) Inventory Management Inventory Management 9-12...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course LSCM 360 taught by Professor Martins during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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LSCM 360 Exam 2 - Protective Packaging and Protective Packaging and Materials Handling Materials Handling 9-2 Review of Packaging Id product and

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