Receiving and Stores
It was once thought that the receiving and stores functions were relatively unimportant, that anyone could work in these capacities. This kind of thinking led to poor supplier relationships, inaccurate inventory records, lost materials, unhappy customers, and other problems. Receiving and stores are vital to a well-run materials/logistics management program. The personnel within these groups must be educated, responsible, and capable individuals.
KeywordsMaterial Flow Inventory Control Space Utilization Cycle Counting Staging Area
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