Elimination of unnecessary material handling:
Necessary movement and material handling should be avoided to increase the out put and lowering the cost of production.
Scientific layout of the factory and plan should be followed to have minimum possible movement of material.
Standard method of material handling:
Standard method of material handling should be accepted as it results better utilization of equipments and results in cost reduction.
Flexibility of equipments:
While selecting material handling equipments, flexibility nature of the equipment should be taken into consideration. It results reduction of the cost of operation, maintenance and storage cost.
Storing of material:
Material should be arranged and stored in a proper manner so that they may easily be located and transported to the intending department. Bulky materials should be placed near the production department.