The most effective way to run a business is to be as efficient as possible. There are any number of steps to improve efficiency — some are intuitive like reducing distractions like cell phones from the workplace, and some are less intuitive, like the importance of cultivating a positive employee culture.
One of the most basic steps you can take in a factory or processing plant is to make sure your workspace is optimized for quick, direct labor. If you want an apple polished every minute, but you have to move each apple across the room by hand, then your layout is not optimized for efficiency.
One of the most helpful tools for ensuring the most efficient layout is the surge bin. A surge bin is an importa