More material handling of disadvantages of process of functional layout
Here there is no definite channel trough which all work can flow. There is too much movement of semi finished goods form one place to another inside plant enhancing the chances of material waste and higher costs of material handling.
In this layout more emphasis is given to specialization or functional homogeneity on various components of the system. All operations of similar nature are grouped together in the same department or part of the factory.