Planning Assistant for Packaging & Shipping Supply Furniture

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Step One: Evaluate Flow

Defined as the movement of materials/products in and out of the work area.

  • Define what products and materials are transported in and out
  • How are materials moved in and out of an area?
  • What equipment is required to move materials?

Step Two: Identifying the Process

Detailing the step-by-step sequence of the tasks required to complete the specific work being done within the area.

  • Identify each step required to complete the task being done in the area
  • Document the movement and handling of the product and supplies

Step Three: Integrating the supplies and equipment required to complete a task into the work area

Detailing the step-by-step sequence of task required to complete the specific work being done in the area.

  • List the supplies required to complete the task
  • How and where are your packaging materials being stored?
  • What types of packaging materials do you use?
    • Boxes
    • Paper
    • Bubble
    • Foam
    • Envelopes
    • Tissue Paper
    • Ribbon
    • Labels, etc.
  • Identify the equipment required to complete the task
    • Is there a computer at the workstation? Is it a flat screen?
    • Is there a scale (size)?
    • Is there a tape machine or tape gun?
    • Will you be using a printer(s) (sizes)?
    • Do you need a clear work space for packaging, etc.?
    • Do you need storage for paper, pens' binders, etc.?
    • If so, where would you like these located; above or below the table?

Step Four: Integrate the work area design with the process to maximize the efficiency of the operation

  • Maximize ergonomics
  • Reduce Handling
  • Maximize floor space
  • Reduce environmental impact
  • Reduce cost
  • Save time
  • Improve effiency
  • Improve productivity

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Contact Information

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7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET.

Tel: 1 800 661-2400
Fax: 1 800 661-2212


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