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Industrial and Systems Engineering Material Handling, Distribution and Routing
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This chapter discusses the management of material movement in an organization. Chapter Five
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Chapter 5 Material movement occurs anytime a product or part thereof moves or is transported from one place to another Material movement usually accounts for somewhere between 5 to 90% of total factory cost. The probable average is 25%
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Chapter 5 Some of the basic types of material handling inside the plant are: Conveyors Industrial trucks Cranes and hoists Containers and racks Elevators and lifts Automated guided vehicles (AGV) Automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS)
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Chapter 5 There are many principles to consider when handling materials in the facility The Principles of Material Handling are listed as follows:
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Principles Planning Systems (e.g. A container used throughout) Flow Simplification (e.g. Motion) Gravity Space Utilization Unit size (e.g. Pallets) Mechanization & Automation
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