This report consists of a thorough literature review conducted on the topic of this
project. It also contains the planning procedures taken in preparation of this project
to enable Modelpak to bring their old, unkempt warehouse back into
effective/efficient production. Facilities planning is much more difficult to
implement than the designing process itself. The biggest challenge is going to be to
sell the project to Modelpak, and implementing the procedures mentioned in this
Material handling is an important part of this project, because it represents an
estimated 15% to 70% of the total cost of a manufactured product. Mechanization
plays an enormous role in the material handling section.
Thesis (B Eng. (Industrial and Systems Engineering))--University of Pretoria, 2012.