MANAGEMENT OF MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS

Current surveys indicate that of all of the various sectors of material handling activity, the method and location of parts and materials storage and their feed-in to the process as a whole is receiving the most attention. In more than half the plants recently surveyed, the material handling responsibility in a planning, or methods sense is placed in their production or Manufacturing Engineering Departments. Few plants are tackling material handling methods improvement on a formal program basis, but the few that do are achieving some remarkable results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper given at Nat Eng Conference, Philadelphia, Pa Apr 29-May 3 1968
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Tool & Manufacturing Engineers

    20501 Ford Road
    Dearborn, MI  USA  48128
  • Authors:
    • Mabbs, E C
  • Publication Date: 1968-4-29

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  • Accession Number: 00002260
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper MS68-219
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1970 12:00AM