Five Steps to Success

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These are WEPCO’s Five Steps to Successful Material Handling Systems Design.
Our engineers work side-by-side with you from concept to completion.

Step 1

We BASELINE your current process by doing the following:

  • Making a complete facility survey
  • Mapping the existing building layout
  • Writing a detailed description of your operation
  • Ordering profiles and SKU velocities
  • Ascertaining your current capacity

Step 2

We DEFINE OBJECTIVES and formulate a STRATEGIC PLAN,
including requirements for:

  • Space
  • Capacity and throughput
  • Storage media
  • Budgetary constraints
  • Your project timeline

Step 3

We make ALTERNATIVE ANALYSES and RECOMMENDATIONS by:

  • Providing a complete conceptual design
  • Producing process and material flow block diagrams
  • Drawing a preliminary facility layout
  • Making capacity and throughput calculations
  • Formatting a budgetary cost proposal
  • Presenting our recommendations

Step 4

We do all necessary REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING, including:

  • Functional specifications
  • Material handling equipment design
  • Controls design
  • Software interfaces
  • Staffing modules

Step 5

We oversee all aspects of IMPLEMENTATION until your project is complete:

  • Procurement
  • Installation
  • Project management
  • Training
  • System validation
  • Commissioning
  • Operations audit
  • Ongoing support
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5 Steps to Success

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