Increasing Worker Moral and Efficiency
Mike Mountz Keynotes - The keynotes by Mike Mountz focus on how to increase the packing industry's efficiency while...
After visiting a packaging industry, Mountz discovered that the current model of filling orders was extremely inefficient and unfulfilling for the workers. The pick workers would have to walk approximately 10 miles per day throughout the warehouse having to track down the individuals items required for the order.
Instead of having workers walk around looking for items scattered throughout a building, Mountz developed a way in which those items would make their way towards the pick worker. Using mobile shelving units and pods, the Kiva warehouse has increased efficiency and workplace moral by adapting the work to the workers.