Ecommerce has changed the world of retail. Here is a collection of statistics about ecommerce order fulfillment to put this monumental shift into perspective.
Category: Order Fulfillment
Retrieving items from their storage locations to fill customer orders, order selection, is a critical component within the material handling process. There is no one size fits all order fulfillment solution that will be effective for every type of operation. Every business, every operation is unique in its own way.
The order fulfillment industry faces new challenges seemingly everyday. Often, these challenges are inspired by the practices initially adopted by ecommerce giants like Amazon, which customers then begin to expect from other retailers.
Put walls are a common component of many order fulfillment operations. Here are two ways you can optimize your applications to get more value out of them.
Though SKU proliferation is not discussed nearly as often as it was even just a few years ago, it is a phenomenon that order fulfillment operations and retailers continue to reckon with on a...
To ensure that you’re hitting your business goals, you’ve got to put some time into analyzing the right KPIs for your order fulfillment operations.
Improving order accuracy is one of the most important steps that an order fulfillment operation can take to make their business more successful. Here, we discuss five strategies that you can put in place to reduce error rates and ensure your are shipping accurate orders every time.
Inventory visibility is the concept of tracking inventory throughout the entirety of the supply chain, from warehouse to truck to store shelf. Learn more about why inventory visibility is important and how you can improve your operation’s inventory management.
If your operation is going to be successful, then you’ve got to have a firm understanding of your capacity: Both in terms of how much inventory you can hold, as well as in terms of the amount of work your processes can logistically handle.
One of the most important key performance indicators to order fulfillment operations in Total order cycle time. Here are 5 ways you can improve your numbers.
SKU proliferation is a normal part of order fulfillment, but something that can have major impacts on your ability to do business. Are you wondering how SKU proliferation might be impacting your DC or order fulfillment operation? Conducting a SKU analysis can help put things in perspective.