Importance and Difficulty of Managing Returnable Logistics Containers
A returnable container that has been put in so that it is sufficient after making a trial calculation in consideration of the shipping schedule and return schedule. However, for some reason it is always in short supply. Where is it? What is the condition?
The basis of container inventory management is “where and how many containers are”, but it is not easy to grasp the containers scattered all over the country and the world.
Speaking of conventional management methods, visual counting at the site, tabulation with spreadsheet software …
This does not reduce the time and effort of field personnel and managers at all, but it only increases. Moreover, the shortage is newly purchased to make up for it, and even though it is returnable, the distribution cost will increase.
In order to concentrate on the original production activities, the fastest way is to introduce and simplify the system for container management.