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Claire
Claire
@clairelee
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Joined: Oct 6, 2020
Last seen: Sep 19, 2021
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RE: Pallet Racking or Floor Stack?

This is definitely true. There are operations where it makes sense to use floor stacking instead. For example, if the inventory are fast moving (t...

1 year ago
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RE: Trailer Door Requirements for loading/unloading

Agreed. Recently, there was a near-miss incident that happened in one of the warehouses I was working in. The unloader was unloading and nearly missed...

1 year ago
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RE: Can you create warehouse racking higher than 10 rows?

To be 13 rows high, my guess is that the warehouse ceiling height should be taller than the conventional warehouses.

2 years ago
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RE: What are the major cold chain logistics companies?

Think i saw articles that one of the 3PL companies was involved in the Pfizer vaccination project.

2 years ago
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RE: How has Covid-19 impact your warehouse operations?

Some customers are requesting more storage space. They do not want to be in a situation where the stocks are unable to enter the country, or stock...

2 years ago
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RE: Inbound containers palletized vs non-palletized

My understandin is that sometimes, slip sheet is difficult to handle.

2 years ago
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RE: ABC classfication vs Product Slotting

Most of the time, operations do not practice this. Rather, the putaway team will slot the items according to where there are available space.

2 years ago
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RE: Value Added Services (VAS)

Some operations require inkjetting as well. Others may be repackaging, or even splitting of cartons into smaller individual packs.

2 years ago
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RE: Is returns difficult to manage?

In a way, yes. Imagine the returns are not in pallets or cartons form. Sometimes, the returns are in loose pieces. For example, returns from a ret...

2 years ago
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RE: Challenges warehouse faces today

Operations has more KPI to meet. Additionally, the speed to fulfill the orders are getting shorter compared to 10-20 years ago.

2 years ago
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RE: Honeycomb in warehouse storage

Hi HQ, honeycomb happens when the storage location is only partially filled with inventory. In high density storage medium, there are instances where ...

2 years ago
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RE: I-Shaped Warehouse vs U-Shaped Warehouse

Hi Sarah. What I understand is that the U-shaped warehouse layout is more commonly seen. The loading docks tend to be on one side of the facility. ...

2 years ago
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RE: Different flows in a warehouse

Physical flows are easy to notice. Same goes for documentation flows. Both information flow and financial/cash flow are slightly difficult. Will ne...

2 years ago
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RE: Challenges warehouse faces today

The first difference will be more frequent, smaller transactions. Compared to 10 years ago, the supply chain is more diversified. Operations need to c...

2 years ago
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RE: Different picking strategies

Aside from the picking strategy, the storage method should also be a derivative of the order profile.

2 years ago
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