This white paper is based on an original publication by Akro-Mils.
An essential component of any production environment, the well-organized supply room can improve workflow while enhancing productivity. Use the following steps as a guide to implement a 5S method for workplace organization in your storage facility - and eliminate cluttered, unsafe and disorganized supply rooms.
Step 1: Create a leadership team consisting of 3 to 5 members with diverse backgrounds. The team should include materials management, purchasing, and other representatives from departments that will utilize the space.