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TriFactor shares thoughts on effective ways to reduce costs, increase capacity and improve the accuracy of your distribution facility.

Ways to Improve Material Handling Efficiency

Critical Factors when Choosing an Order Picking System


Planning a Warehouse or Distribution Center


Choosing a Conveyor System


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The Five Most Common Mistakes When Planning a Distribution Center by TriFactor's Craig Bertorello and featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive (online).  


Seven Factors to Consider When Choosing an Order Picking System by TriFactor's Richard Gillespie and featured in Industrial Distribution (online).


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Return on Investment (ROI ) Calculator

Material handling systems, just like any other capital projects, must be financially justifiable in order to be beneficial to your company.  That is why we take the approach that we are trusted partners and that we should treat our customer's money as if it were our own.  Always asking ourselves, "if this was my business, my distribution center and my money, what would I do?"  TriFactor engineers strive to design the most cost effective and yet innovative material handling solution for our customers that will allow them to achieve the return on investment that meets their goals.

Download a copy of a sample Financial Analysis for a material handling project.  Upon submission of the below information, you will be provided a similar analysis that you can use to determine if the automated material handling system you are considering is financially justifiable.

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Estimated Cost of the Material Handling Project *
Estimated Full Time Equivalent (FTE) reduction per shift as a result of implementing the project (enter the number of people) *
Number of 8 hour shifts that is worked in the warehouse per day *
Number of working days per week that the warehouse operates *
Fully burdened annual cost of the typical FTE *
Any other estimated annual savings that would result in implementing the project (waste, inventory, reduced real estate or lease costs, energy efficiency, etc) *
Estimated annual increase in net profits as a result of implementing the project (dollar amount) *
Your company's cost of capital (percentage). Should be no less than the 10 Year T-Bill *
The interest rate of your company's cash account (percentage) *
Any other additional information that you might think would be relevant and included in the ROI Calculations:
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