Systematic Plant Layout (1993)
Material-handling costs comprise anywhere from 30 to 75 percent of total manufacturing costs. Any savings in material handling realized through a better arrangement of the departments is a direct contribution to the improvement of overall efficiency of the operation. Plant layout, therefore, is an important phase of designing a manufacturing facility.
Archive version. For the most recent information see extension.missouri.edu.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.