CHALLENGE

NPCIL’s continual upward required additional inventory space. Additional SKUs introduced to the other plants required an additional storage area. Centralizing the warehouse for all the units in a process to cut costs on man and power.

There were special size of pallets which were earlier kept unorganized one upon the other.

It was difficult to retrieve a particular pallet if required at any time.

OBJECTIVE

Increase the storage capacity to four times as there were four plants and all the SKUs were to be centralized.

SOLUTION

KOMPRESS introduced the PUSH BACK RACKING SYSTEM for storage of special size of pallets which were kept in a row of four and a column of five on each side of the bay. The unit was four pallet deep.

Length of the unit = 3400 mm

Height of the unit = 3750 mm

Width of the unit = 1890 mm

Size of the pallet = 1600 x 500 x 800 mm

Common aisle space = 3200 x 10200 mm

Total capacity of pallets = 160 nos.

Total utilized space was 66% of the capacity

RESULT

NPCIL was able to achieve its requirement of centralizing the warehouse for all the four units.

The warehouse was in a proper organized manner and was able to retrieve any pallet with Ease