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Unformatted text preview: 11-1The Storage and Handling SystemChapter 11“The day soldiers (subordinates) stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.”Colin Powell11-2PLANNINGORGANIZINGCONTROLLINGTransport Strategy• Transport fundamentals• Transport decisionsCustomer service goals•The product•Logistics service• Ord. proc. & info. sys.Inventory Strategy• Forecasting• Inventory decisions• Purchasing and supply scheduling decisions•Storage fundamentals• Storage decisionsLocation Strategy• Location decisions• The network planning processPLANNINGORGANIZINGCONTROLLINGTransport Strategy• Transport fundamentals• Transport decisionsCustomer service goals•The product•Logistics service• Ord. proc. & info. sys.Inventory Strategy• Forecasting• Inventory decisions• Purchasing and supply scheduling decisions•Storage fundamentals• Storage decisionsLocation Strategy• Location decisions• The network planning processStorage Fundamentals in Inventory Strategy11-3The Storage SystemExcept where customer service is a concern:Storage is an economic convenience, not a necessityReasons for storage•Transportation and production costs can be reduced•Better coordination of supply and demand•Storage can be an integral part of the production process•Storage may enhance salesStorage Functions•Holding•Consolidation•Break-bulk•Mixing (merge-in-transit)11-4...
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