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Daniel Myrick LOG 250-0901 John Lewis Partnership 1. The alternatives that could be thought of in order to accommodate changing demand pattern are: Need to increase number of bins to manage the picking of orders which would accommodate large number of orders of diverse customers. The number of picking stations and number of pickers can also be increased in order to manage the orders of customers efficiently. 2. Home shopping should continue to have its own dedicated are within SANDC, within its own OSR equipment because the SANDC helps home shipping to assemble the goods in the planogram, which makes goods to be stored easily. OSR is storage section with a specific kind of goods and able to move goods in a greater movement than the AS/RS. With increasing demand, greater number of products need to be picked. There are 33 picking stations containing 12 total bins at the conveyer level. SANDC has over 10km of conveyers, upgraded computer systems will take a while, there is a high cost, and are pushed to meet increasing demand. These cost can be covered and it has the potential to

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