Auxiliary equipment for material handling is absolutely necessary with consideration to usability and effectiveness. In other words the use of tools should aim to simplify your job. But be careful because it could be the use of auxiliary equipment will mitigate on the one side only but not effective for another. For example the use of forklifts, forklift area stores may be freely, but the difficulty into the narrow streets in the areas of production. It also must be careful in, worried if the forklift hit the machine or material on the surrounding streets in its path.
Effective movement of materials that will greatly assist in reducing waste in a company. Therefore, the movement of materials from the lowering of the container, identification, storage and shipping to store production lines must be based on principles of lean manufacturing that every movement must be able to demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness.
The movement of material from one point to another point must be considered carefully. Although only one inch, if indeed it can be made improvement to be done. Because the repetition factor of production processes continuously. Distance of one inch would be a very long distance if it is done thousands of times.