Table of contents for Excellence in warehouse management : minimizing costs and maximizing value / by Stuart Emmett.

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1.0. The role of warehousing and stores
Warehousing and the supply chain
Strategic aspects
Warehouse location
A case study on temperature controlled food distribution
World class warehousing 
2.0. Inventory, Stock analysis and classifying products 
Product classification
Demand analysis
Product coding
ABC analysis 
Product handling groups
Inventory management
Inventory costs and service
Lead time
Demand forecasting
Inventory and statistics
How much stock to hold
Replenishment methods
Model for planning inventory
3.0. Stock control 
Stock inaccuracy
Stock checking
Security and preventing loss 
4.0. The warehouse and operational principles 
Warehouse structure
Warehouse operations
Location methods in the warehouse
Picking options
Dispatching activity
Organising for flow
5.0. Equipments 
Fork trucks
The aisle width decision
6.0 Warehouse Information Communications Technology (ICT)
Importance of information
Decision making and ICT
Improvements with ICT
Warehouse ICT applications (IMS/WMS/Automation /Automated data collection)
Systems implementation
7.0. Regulation 
Health and safety at work
Management of health and safety 
Administration and enforcement
Warehouse health and safety risks
8.0. Productivity, cost and service 
Framework for analysis
Key cost and productivity drivers
Understanding productivity
Determining pricing and charges
Customer service
Added value
Warehouse layouts
9.0. Outsourcing 
User's viewpoints
Advantages and disadvantages
Selecting third parties
Managing third parties
10.0. People management
Company culture
Work objectives and performance
Discipline and grievance
Motivating people
Team's development
Managing change
Warehouse picking operatives
11.0 Developments & trends
Supply chain impacts
Global logistics
Reverse logistics and customer returns
People development
Political influences
The supply chain
Warehouse Ideals
Appendix one: Abbreviations
Appendix two: Further information
Appendix three: References

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Warehouses -- Management.
Business logistics.
Materials management.