Summary of Warehouse Management

A Complete Guide to Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Costs in the Modern Warehouse

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Warehouse Management book summary
Modern warehouses present a managerial challenge. Take a look behind the scenes.


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If you’re not in the warehouse business, you may be surprised to learn what is happening inside modern facilities. And if you’re an insider, you know exactly what is going on – or what the potential is – and you’ll welcome this solid manual on warehouse management. Far more than just a great big storage shed in an industrial neighborhood, the up-to-date warehouse may be a space-age environment where robots roll efficiently back and forth, guided by a state-of-the-art radio system as they collect ordered merchandise. Supply chain consultant Gwynne Richards has written a knowledgeable book on warehouse operations that details today’s facilities and their management challenges. With a bit of notice to US readers that the book has a UK orientation, getAbstract recommends this masterful manual to logistics and warehouse managers – especially new ones – as well as to external suppliers, facility planners and designers, and anyone in the supply chain who seeks insight about warehouse operations. Come on inside the loading dock and have a look around.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What challenges warehouse managers face on a daily basis,
  • What practices ensure superior warehouse operations and
  • What the future holds for warehousing.


Warehousing Today
Did the advent of just-in-time or on-demand manufacturing and delivery render warehouses passé, at least as bulk-storage facilities? No. With e-commerce sales, overseas production and consumers who want quick gratification, warehouses remain – and will continue to be...
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About the Author

Gwynne Richards directs Apprise Consulting Ltd., a UK logistics and supply chain consultancy. He has more than 30 years experience in logistics and supply-chain operations and is a board member of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association.

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