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Warehouse Operations Improvement in Canada

The review of your warehouse operating procedures to improve productivity, safety, ergonomics and retention of your staff.
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Process improvement opportunities generate substantial savings and engage employees on a regular basis.

 

 

The projects

Continuous improvements
Warehouse operational improvement
Best assembly methods
Health and safety in the warehouse and on site
Variable standards, time and motion
Continuous improvements

Analyzing logistics operations in order to identify areas for improvement and best practices.

 

 

Warehouse operational improvement

Operational recommendations in the warehouse to improve processes in order to reduce labor costs, optimize product flow and achieve the best productivity in the industry.

 

 

Best assembly methods

Re-engineering of operational processes, reviewing storage & handling equipment and optimizing performance.

 

 

Health and safety in the warehouse and on site

Optimizing and designing distribution centers (layout, equipment, processes, workforce, operational flows, health and safety, KPIs, peripheral aspects, etc.)

 

 

Variable standards, time and motion

Setting human and machine times from MOST and timing.

 

 

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Frequently asked questions

What are your continuous improvement approaches?
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Mainly 5S, Kaizen, SMED, 6 Sigma. If you are not familiar with these approaches, we will be happy to explain them to you in-depth.

 

 

How can I reduce my operating costs?
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By evaluating the flow of products through the facility, positioning products, minimizing travel distance and eliminating non-value added activities

 

 

How can I maximize the productivity of my warehouse?
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Determining the best flow of products from receiving to shipping (the flow must be linear).
Determining the best equipment to move the products in the warehouse.
Considering automation as a solution for moving product through the warehouse.
Ensuring that your employees have the right computer systems to support their activities.

 

 

How can I cut my labor costs?
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Avoid non-value added activities for your employees. Reduce employee travel to accomplish tasks.
- Use information to speed up tasks (WMS, TMS, etc.).
- Integrate the tracking of key performance indicators for your employees.

 

 

What are the implementation times of variable standards?
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For a warehouse of more than 500,000 square feet, we are talking about 6 months. The smaller the warehouse, the longer it takes to implement.

 

 

Case studies

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