TITLE

Send them packing

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, W. Eric
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Jan2008, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers ideas on ways to prevent bottlenecks in the packing section of a manufacturing operation. According to Bill Kuipers, a partner in the consulting firm Spaide, packing station is an operational process with the lowest productivity. The article describes the processes involved in packaging, along with the challenges associated with each process. It also provides recommendations on packaging. INSET: No-stress boxing.
ACCESSION #
28380146

 

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