The slotting strategy, also known as operating strategy, is predicated on the layout concept, while application of the layout concept is determined by the specific warehouse dimentions and set ooncstraints for a given operation.
As such, there is an inherent suitability of certain strategy alternatives over others for a given operation, which is not immediately obvious without a rigorous comparative evaluation of viable alternatives in regards to both layout concepts and their corresponding operating or slotting strategy options.
So, what is slotting?
What is optimal slotting?
How do you determine the optimal slot type?
How do you perform slot-type refinement?
What is the best picking method (Z, U, Crossaisle)?
How do you determine the correct logic and priorities?
What's involved in final slotting with off-the-shelf software vs. a customized program?
How long does it take to develop the right operating and layout strategy and move from stragic to final slotting?
What is the best-practice slot maintenance appraoch?