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[Type the document title] September 16 2014 [Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document. Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document.] [Type the document subtitle] Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2 Answer to Question 1 3 Answer to Question 2 5 Answer to Question 3 8 CONCLUSION 10 REFERENCES: 12 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A network of facilities and of options for distribution which perform standard supply functions such as procurement of materials, transforming these procured materials into a finished product and also the final distribution of these finished products to the customers who…show more content…
Answer to Question 1 In the SANDC, there are 33 picking stations in the area where the tote bins are moved to the bin to bin system of the picking areas. All of these picking stations have 12 of these bins on the lower levels and these 12 lower level bins represent stores which are to be picked. On the other hand, on the higher level conveyor, the bins are gotten to two locations in front of the person picking. The person picking picks as per the instructions of a system of pick to light. Beside every bin is a display showing the number of items which are to be picked from the upper bins. In the same way, lower bins also have a display showing the items to be removed. The person who is performing the task of picking, is to complete the requirements of each of the tasks being displayed and then press buttons accordingly to show that each of the tasks that were displayed have, in fact, been completed. When this happens, the bin is returned to its place by an automated system and the person has to now start picking from the second bin on the upper hand. The bins on further ends keep replacing bins that are being completed as and when the picker presses the buttons indicating completion. The bins that are completed are then transported to a despatch buffer store and loaded into automated dolly machines. There are 10 of these tote bins placed on each dolly machine which are then assembled in groups of three. Then a vehicle
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