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Counting methods

Counting methods

How to count? What is more efficient way to do this task? Stephen Markidis explains:

Stephen Markidis

The power of the VRO is that it pushes you to optimize physically the layout of your inventory and at the end, your inventory itself in order to have a total control of it.

FAQ

Why is more efficient to count by wave?
Why is it sometime better to have 2 Pick-Up orders for the same Supplier?


These are regular values of a counting KOSU that you can achieve:

  Type of storage Level of organization Counting KOSU
High racks Dynamic storage allocation

Fixed location
110-130s


110-120s
Deep flow racks Classical organization

With waves identification
20-30s

10-15s
Short flow racks Classical organization

With waves identification
15-20s

7-13s
Flat storage with pallets Classical organization

Fixed location

With waves identification
50s

25s

7-15s
Deep flat storage with rollers Fixed location

With waves identification
20-30s

10-13s
Short flat storage with rollers or pallets Fixed location

With waves identification
15-25s

7-15s
Mess   200-300s

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