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Six Sigma best practices for supply storage

Whether you’re setting up a new facility or want to give your existing supply storage a facelift, this Six Sigma guide can help you organize supplies efficiently and improve the accuracy of ordering.

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Check out this Six Sigma guide for best practices around supply storage, including:

  • The five S's for improved organization: Sort, straighten, shine, standardize & sustain
  • General guidelines
  • Central supply room setup
  • Storage cabinet item placement
  • Satellite supply room setup
  • 2-bin and Kanban system
  • Periodic automatic replenishment (PAR)
  • Bar code example with PAR level
  • Examples of organized shelving by category

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