Accession Number : ADA282001

Title :   Material Handling for a Non-Profit Food Distribution Warehouse: Case Study - Share-Tampa Bay.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Bernasconi, Paul J.

Report Date : DEC 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 117

Abstract : A non-profit organization often has a wide variety of constraints. These include staffing, equipment, or the need to maintain a minimum break even cash flow, This means that such organizations must be effective and must run efficiently. SHARE-Tampa Bay is a non-profit organization that distributes food packages out of a warehouse facility. This research focuses on improving the effectiveness of material handling in the SHARE warehouse. The major areas of focus included movement of the food pallets for the satellite warehouses, the process flow and associated material handling on Distribution Day, and the layout design of the facility

Descriptors :   *FOOD DISPENSING, *MATERIALS HANDLING, *PRODUCTION ENGINEERING, THESES, FLORIDA, WAREHOUSES, WORKPLACE LAYOUT, PROCESSING, RESOURCES, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, PALLETS, FLOW CHARTING, COMPUTER PROGRAMS.

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE