Materials Management

The concept of material management was introduced by manufacturing industries for giving rise to efficient purchase, stocking and consumption of materials. Each manufacturing corporation compels to retain a materials control…

Material Handling System & Functions

MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS •Equipment Oriented: (a) Industrial Truck Systems: Platform trucks and skids, fork trucks and pallets. (b) Conveyors. (c) Overhead systems: Overhead cranes (like jib cranes and bridge cranes)…

Principle and factor affecting Material Handling

FACTORS affecting Material Handling Four major Material Handling factors which are to be considered- motion, time, quantity and space. •MOTION: MH is about the movement of material in the most…

Definition and Objective of Material Handling

Material Handling is the movement, storage, control and preservation of goods and products during the operation of manufacturing, allotment, consumption and discarding of materials. DEFINITION Various researchers have defined and…

What is Material Handling?

Material handling plays a significant function in manufacturing and logistics. The commodities of physical commerce have been shipped on a conveyor or lift truck or some other material handling equipment…