Improved shipping process ensures faster delivery of goods -- and more time for mission-critical work
Adjutant General's Department -- Army National Guard
Central Issues Pick, Pack, and Ship Process
1LT Brian Scanlon, SGT Deylon Watson, SFC Rick Arreguin, Jana Edmunds (ODOT), SGT Robert McBride, and Aaron Bauer
A lack of adequate stocking in primary and secondary locations, and difficulty finding items that were stocked incorrectly, was leading to delays and frustration in the "Pick, Pack and Ship Process" process. About 6,600 items are picked and packed per month.
Kanban system to ensure inventory is organized and items are in stock for filling orders.
Adding a runner to allow for retrieval of missing stock concurrent to picking process keeping process moving without delay. Use of radios to reduce motion waste and contribute to better and more timely communication between team members.
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Posted January 15, 2016
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