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Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Definition – tugger train and tugger train systems

Tugger trains are means of transport that are used in intralogistics processes, primarily in…

Out-of-Stock – the gap in the shelf

Out-of-stock typically refers to a shelf space in the stationary retail trade which no longer…

The production cycle

In a broader sense, a production cycle is the production process that begins with the raw materials…

Point of sale systems, warehouse management and branch logistics

A cash register system, also known as a POS system, is software that documents a specific financial…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Vogel’s approximation method

The approximation method according to Vogel is a heuristic procedure that is mainly used in…

Order picking – process steps

Picking stands for the combination of predefined orders from a warehouse assortment. The process…

The picking travel time

The order-picking way time is the sum of the time required for picking a single order or batch;…

Warehouse functions

Functions of the warehouse

When considering the functions of a warehouse, the purpose of the warehouse arrangement is in the…

What can logistics accomplish?

In recent decades, the term "logistics" has developed into a general term. This is a good thing.…

The degree of utilisation/the capacity utilisation

The degree of capacity utilisation describes the proportion of the capacity used by…

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

Heijunka lean method

The Japanese lean method Heijunka pushes a production where the production flow of the parts market…

Assortment width and assortment depth

The assortment available in a warehouse and in the retail trade is subdivided into the assortment…

Storage and retrieval machine

A storage and retrieval machine (SRM) is a storage device with which load units can be stored,…

Definition – Transshipment logistics

Goods handling is a function of intralogistics and takes place between the external goods flow and…

Overview of common manufacturing principles

Different principles can be applied in manufacturing. Some products are manufactured according to…

Transport strategies: Overview

Transport strategies are used to execute existing transport orders. Transportation strategies can…

Continuous conveyor / discontinuous conveyor

Both the continuous conveyor and the discontinuous conveyor belong to the conveyor technology…

Kanban system

The Kanban system is a planning system for production control. the Kanban system is often split…

Cross-docking

There are different types of handling goods in the shipping area. One of these is called…

Just-in-time – Definition

"Just-in-time" refers to a type of delivery in which the required goods are delivered on time and…

Procurement logistics – Just in sequence

"Just in sequence" refers to a type of delivery in which the required goods are delivered to the…

Goods-to-person picking

Overview of goods-to-person picking

Goods-to-person picking (also: goods-to-man picking) describes a picking method in which the…

Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Definition – tugger train and tugger train systems

Tugger trains are means of transport that are used in intralogistics processes, primarily in…

The Bullwhip effect

The bullwhip effect describes coordination and communication problems in multi-stage supply chains…

Out-of-Stock – the gap in the shelf

Out-of-stock typically refers to a shelf space in the stationary retail trade which no longer…

The production cycle

In a broader sense, a production cycle is the production process that begins with the raw materials…

Point of sale systems, warehouse management and branch logistics

A cash register system, also known as a POS system, is software that documents a specific financial…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Vogel’s approximation method

The approximation method according to Vogel is a heuristic procedure that is mainly used in…

CPFR – Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment

CPFR stands for Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment and is a further development…

Order picking – process steps

Picking stands for the combination of predefined orders from a warehouse assortment. The process…

The picking travel time

The order-picking way time is the sum of the time required for picking a single order or batch;…

Warehouse functions

Functions of the warehouse

When considering the functions of a warehouse, the purpose of the warehouse arrangement is in the…

What can logistics accomplish?

In recent decades, the term "logistics" has developed into a general term. This is a good thing.…

Ship to Line / the direct provision of goods

Ship to Line / the direct provision of goods

In the case of ship to line or direct provision of inventory, the supplier/manufacturer assembles…

The degree of utilisation/the capacity utilisation

The degree of capacity utilisation describes the proportion of the capacity used by…

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

Heijunka lean method

The Japanese lean method Heijunka pushes a production where the production flow of the parts market…

Assortment width and assortment depth

The assortment available in a warehouse and in the retail trade is subdivided into the assortment…

Storage and retrieval machine

A storage and retrieval machine (SRM) is a storage device with which load units can be stored,…

Definition – Transshipment logistics

Goods handling is a function of intralogistics and takes place between the external goods flow and…

Overview of common manufacturing principles

Different principles can be applied in manufacturing. Some products are manufactured according to…

Transport strategies: Overview

Transport strategies are used to execute existing transport orders. Transportation strategies can…

Continuous conveyor / discontinuous conveyor

Both the continuous conveyor and the discontinuous conveyor belong to the conveyor technology…

Kanban system

The Kanban system is a planning system for production control. the Kanban system is often split…

Cross-docking

There are different types of handling goods in the shipping area. One of these is called…

Just-in-time – Definition

"Just-in-time" refers to a type of delivery in which the required goods are delivered on time and…

Procurement logistics – Just in sequence

"Just in sequence" refers to a type of delivery in which the required goods are delivered to the…

Goods-to-person picking

Overview of goods-to-person picking

Goods-to-person picking (also: goods-to-man picking) describes a picking method in which the…