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Förändring av en lagerlayout: Rekommendationer och genomförande på Sandvik Mining and Construction Köping AB
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis is carried out towards Sandvik Mining and Construction (SMC) at a production unit in Köping. SMC Köping produces and supplies rock drilling and rock cutting tools to customers globally. SMC Köping have experienced that their warehouse management does lack in functionality, causing an uncertainty in actual stock balance and a problem to locate articles. For SMC Köping it is crucial to have well functioning warehouse management to secure the internal and external flow of material, and to face their competitors. The purpose of this thesis is to analyze and develop the current warehouse management at SMC Köping. The thesis will deliver proposal for improvements of the layout and the handling of the current warehouse area. The improvements are to secure a flow of materials to and from the warehouse, with enhanced internal and external material deliveries as a result. To make the purpose of the thesis achievable a set of sub objectives have been formulated as follows: - Describe relevant theory, concerning warehouse layout, operational methods and warehouse management systems. - Describe the field of operation at SMC Köping concerning flow of materials and information, but also regarding warehouse layout, operational methods and warehouse management systems. - With the help of benchmarking describe how warehouse layout, operational methods and warehouse management systems serve at other organizations. - Develop recommendations that will improve the flow at SMC Köping by changing the layout, routines and operational methods at the existing warehouse. - Together with the personnel at SMC Köping improve and refine the recommended change of layout and establish it. The study is a case study conducted on site at Sandvik Mining and Construction in Köping during a time period of four months. The data collection has been executed through observations, interviews and a benchmarking with three external organizations. Careful measurements have been conducted to enable the creation of bluprints, which has enabled the authors to give recommendations that were practically achievable. A success factor throughout this study has been the involvement of personel at SMC Köping when developing the given recommendations. The report presents suggestions for a new warehouse layout at SMC Köping, a layout that also has been applied. In excess to the recommendation of a new warehouse layout, this report contributes with recommendations of operational methods at SMC Köping, which will improve warehouse handling and inventory accuracy. Also this report submits updated and newly developed blueprints over the warehouse premises and its inventories.

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Keyword [sv]
Teknik, Logistik, Lager, Förändringsarbete, Genomförande, Lagerlayout
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-51082Local ID: 84d2876c-cd26-4dea-898d-c25b8b0f9637OAI: diva2:1024445
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Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Industrial and Management Engineering, master's level
Validerat; 20110628 (anonymous)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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