INCREASE OF THE EFFICIENCY OF WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT, THAI DESSERT COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE GROUP, NAKHON NAYOK PROVINCE
Keywords:Community Enterprise, Warehouse, Lean Process
The objectives of this study were to: 1) Analyze the current issue of warehouse management of Thai Dessert Community Enterprise Group, Nakhon Nayok Province, 2) Arrange the supportive information and to develop the current warehouse system of Thai Dessert Community Enterprise Group, and 3) Evaluate the efficiency of the new warehouse management for Thai Dessert Community Enterprise Group, Nakhon Nayok Province. The key informants were 10 representatives from the Thai Dessert Community Enterprise Group, Nakhon Nayok Province.The research tools were the observation and in-depth interview techniques. The information gathering was divided into 3 stages. The first stage was the analysis of the issue of the warehouse. The second stage was the information gathering and the development of the warehouse system. The third stage is the evaluation of the efficiency of the warehouse. The information gathered was analyzed using Microsoft Excel. Lean thinking approach and ABC Analysis were applied to the analysis in this research. The result of the research has shown that the overall processes of the warehouse before the improvement required 34.04 minutes on average. Post improvement required 17.04 minutes. The products in the A group scored 17.50% out of the list while the B group products scored 32.50% out of the list. The products in the C group scored 50% out of the listed products respectively.
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