Slotting

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Definition: Slotting

Slotting is an activity done to determine the most appropriate location for storage in a warehouse. It is one of the most important activities of storage manager to utilize its warehouse space efficiently. Depending upon the material’s characteristic each slot is determined accordingly to utilize the space efficiently.

Also depending upon the usage of material things are placed wherein it is easily accessible and other rarely used items are kept at remote place. Once this continues, things get naturally placed according to its usage frequency. 

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