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SET IN ORDER: Checklist

Set in Order Checklist

Set in Order: Rationale & Techniques

  • The more frequent the use, the closer to the point of use the item should be stored.
  • Arrange equipment, tools, & supplies in the sequence of operations.
  • Base storage amount on cubic feet, not quantity.
  • Use color-coding.
  • Designate locations for specific items.
  • Use labels & signs to identify stored items.

Set in Order: Storage Options

  • The Floor
  • Racks and Shelving
  • Flow Racks
  • Cabinets
  • Carts
  • Storage Bins
  • Portable Equipment
  • Custom Storage
  • Central Cribs
  • Shadow Boards
  • Hanging Tools