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Title:
Materials handling handbook
Author:
Mulcahy, David E.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780070440142
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This text sets out to provide the procedures needed to design, organize, operate and maintain an efficient, cost-effective material handling system. Designed for large, medium and small business operations, each section of the book focuses on specific product movement problems and solutions.


Table of Contents

What is Product Movement and What is Its Future?
Facility Layout and Product Flow Pattern Effects on Product Transportation Productivity and Materials Handling Costs
Small-Item and Hanging Garment Horizontal Transportation Concepts
Small-Item and Hanging Garment Vertical Transportation Concepts
Container, Box, Tote, or Carton Horizontal Transportation Concepts
Carton Vertical Transportation Concepts
Pallet or Unit-Load Horizontal Transportation Concepts
Pallet or Unit-Load Vertical Transportation Concepts
Outdoor Carton, Pallet-Load, or Unit-Load Horizontal and Vertical Transportation Concepts
How to Secure and Protect Your Product on Your Transportation Concept
Product Transportation Concept Project Management -Financial Justification to Implementation
The Best Identification System for Your Product Transportation Concept