Presented by：Wang Yu Shun Vytec Corporation: Warehouse Layout Planning
Introduction • Introduction of Vytec Corporation • The Manufacturing Process • The Finished Good Warehouse • Planning a New Warehouse Layout • Case Question Agenda
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First opened for business in 1962 as Anden Holdings in London, Ontario, joining Owens Corning in 1997. • As a leading manufacturer • Top quality • Innovative • Products • Siding • Soffit • Accessories Introduction of Vytec Corporation
The Manufacturing Process Vinyl resin Combined with additives and modifier Products with different properties Extruded through a die and cut to length Finished product package Put into corrugated cardboard cartons Placed on stackable steel racks or “beds” Delivered to finished goods warehouse
Production Hold • Forklift’s driver emptied this area arbitrarily several times per day by transferring product to its appropriate location in warehouse. • Finished Good Warehouse • Built in many phases over years • Arranged into 15 different locations, each holding 15 different product groups of siding and soffit. The Finished Good Warehouse
Product Location • There were 15 storage locations with different area. • The storage locations reflect product line changes. • Shipping • Dock • Major shipping method • Load and unload products by human force • Palletized • To fit special customers requirement • Load and unload products by forklift The Finished Good Warehousecont.
How to improving the layout of the warehouse • Whether the improved system would be worth the additional effort every time there was a change in demand or product. Case Question