WERC Has the Book on Piece PickingFriday, October 9, 2009
Pick This! A Compendium of Piece-Pick Process Alternatives outlines the elements of a piece-pick system, explains equipment choices and possible picking methods and provides a step-by-step approach to determine the best option for your application. The Guide is rich with photos, illustrations, explanations and detailed pros and cons and pricing ranges and written by a team of experienced operations design consultants and engineers from OPSdesign Consulting®.
Ordering information: Pick This: A Compendium of Piece Pick Process Alternatives, 91 pages. Order online at www.werc.org or call WERC at 630.990.0001
Piece-pick operations are the most complex and labor intensive activities within the warehouse. There are literally hundreds of combinations of processes, systems, infrastructure and labor deployment strategies to consider when designing a piece-pick operation. Because of the increasing importance of this topic, warehousing professionals have been looking for a complete guide to this important topic. Now WERC has that publication to offer.
"WERC is pleased to offer this exhaustive study because it focuses on a critical warehousing function and enhances our library of practical warehousing topics," according to Michael J. Mikitka, CAE, CMP, WERC's CEO. "The text is comprehensive and easily accessible. It truly is the piece-pick "bible.'”
The Guide can be ordered at www.werc.org