C10 CASE 1

C10 CASE 1 - Case Problem R. C. COLEMAN R. C. Coleman...

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Case Problem R. C. COLEMAN R. C. Coleman distributes a variety of food products that are sold through grocery store and supermarket outlets. The company receives orders directly from the individual outlets, with a typical order requesting the delivery of several cases of anywhere from 20 to 50 different products. Under the company's current warehouse operation, warehouse clerks dispatch order-picking personnel to fill each order and have the goods moved to the warehouse ship- ping area. Because of the high labor costs and relatively low productivity of hand order- picking, management has decided to automate the warehouse operation by installing a computer-controlled order-picking system, along with a conveyor system for moving goods from storage to the warehouse shipping area. R. C. Coleman's director of material management has been named the project manager in charge of the automated warehouse system. After consulting with members of the engi- neering staff and warehouse management personnel, the director compiled a list of activi-
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course MATH 2310 taught by Professor Shakroh during the Spring '09 term at Langara.

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C10 CASE 1 - Case Problem R. C. COLEMAN R. C. Coleman...

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