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good layouts consider

1. material handling equipment
2. capacity and space requirements
3. environment and aesthetics
4. flows of information
5. cost of moving between various work areas

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types of layouts (7)

1. office
2. retail
3. warehouse
4. fixed position
5. process-orienated
6. work cell
7. product-orientated

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office layout

positions workers, equipment and spaces/offices to provide for a better flow of information

4

retail layout

allocates shelf space and responds to customer behaviour

5

retail slotting

manufacturers pay fees to get retailers to display/slot their product

6

servicescapes

ambient conditions, special layout and functionality, signs, and symbols

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warehouse layout

utilise all the warehouse space while keeping the material handling costs to a minimum

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cross-docking

materials are moved directly from receiving to shipping and are not placed in storage in a warehouse

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fixed position layout

addresses the layout requirements of large, bulky projects; product remains in one place

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process-orientated/functional layout

similar resources or processes are located together

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work cell layout

arrangements made by product families

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product-orientated layout

mass production; equalise the task time at each work station