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LSC801 - Virtual Warehouse Field Trip Report
Business owners desire to ensure that their business operations run at the most optimum condition as possible in order to make their business firms as successful as possible. WCS, established in the 1980s is a provider of 3rd party services that are specialized in activities of storage that are temperature controlled. This warehouse company was established in order to serve fishing companies as well as local fruitfarmers and is now considered as a one of the leading innovators considering the long-term industry sector. This study aims to highlight general storage and warehouse practices of WCS in the context of specific security operations, IT systems, maintenance of equipment, planning and so on. In addition, a critical discussion on health and safety practices along with risk assessment activities within this warehouse has been covered along with a few points on performance measurement. Lastly, this study has been concluded with derived key findings and persuasive recommendation.
General storage and warehouse practices --
It has been noticed that WCS have clearly marked fire doors as well as fire and emergency escapes. Moreover, there are enough amounts of doors that are obstruction free and there is a “fire protection system” (sprinkler) installed that is connected to the fire sensors and fire alarms. Apart from this, following are a few securi