Energy and environment

  • Functions of the warehouse

    When considering the functions of a bearing, the purpose of the bearing arrangement is in the foreground. The definition is made up of the subitems security and staging function, clearing...

  • The Jidoka principle in production and logistics

    The Jidoka principle describes the ability of a machine, a plant or an entire system to switch itself off in case of errors, quality and production problems. Jidoka forms the...

  • Materials management in production and logistics

    Materials management controls the material flow within a company as well as order-related material flows to customers and suppliers. As a rule, the focus is on the business management and...

  • Lean management: the 5S-method

    The 5S method originates from Japanese production and was first used by the car manufacturer Toyota. The Japanese Taiichi Ono, who also invented the Kaizen management concept, wanted to simultaneously...

  • Reverse logistics

    While logistics represents the production route to the customer, reverse logistics, also known as return logistics, completes this semi-circle with the most efficient planning, control and disposal of materials to...

  • Lean Production

    Lean Production describes a method with the goal to react quickly to outside influences on production systems. This is a concept that affects the efficiency increase of all company activities...

  • The manual sort order fulfilment

    Manual Sort Order Fulfilment (MSF) is a software-supported, manual sorting system. The basis is a multi-stage picking process, but compared to the use of an automated sorter, the subsequent sorting...