How to Improve Fresh Goods on Time Delivery to Outlets

‘Forecast of volume to improve warehouse Unit per Man Hour (UPMH)”

By: Anantha Rajoo s/o Arlapan

Certificate in Logistic & Supply Chain Operations

Chartered institute of logistics & transport, Malaysia

April 2012

Table of content

Introduction 1
Scope of study 1
Objective of study 1
Significance of study 2
Statement of the problem 2
Purpose of study 2
Related work 2
Journal & Article related 3-4
Background Organization
History of the problem
Extent of a problem
Evaluation of solution

1. Introduction
Unit per man hour (UPMH) is mainly about the total units or cases picked by a labor in warehouse to achieve higher productivity and Key Performance Indicator (KPI). Productivity is a measure of the efficiency of production. Productivity is a ratio of production output to what is required to produce it (inputs). The measure of productivity is defined as a total output per one unit of total input .The benefits of high productivity is manifold. Productivity growth raises warehouse ability to serve its outlets and because more real income improves people's ability to purchase goods and services, enjoy leisure, improve housing and education and contribute to social and environmental programs. Productivity growth is important to the firm because it means that the firm can meet its (perhaps growing) obligations to customers, suppliers, workers, shareholders, and governments (taxes and regulation), and still remain competitive or even improve its competitiveness in the market place.
1.1 Scope of Study
This research paper will look into how to anticipate volume growth and improving overall Unit per man hour (UPMH) and productivity at Tesco Fresh Food Distribution Centre, Simpang Pulai. This study focuses on better forecasting of Distribution Center inbound volume that resulting to...