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.
It may be strange to think about the holidays in the high heat of August, but as anyone working in order fulfillment or retail knows, the holiday season is right around the corner.
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.
If your order fulfillment operation is nearing capacity in terms of inventory, it may be possible to save floor space and optimize your warehouse.
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...
Capacity planning in order fulfillment requires the careful balancing of short-term, immediate need against long-term goals and growth.
An accurate forecast of demand is essential for stocking appropriate levels of inventory and for planning a new or warehouse or other facility.
SKU Profiling is the process of understanding how product flows through a warehouse, which informs how and where product is stored.
Trying to decide which spare parts your order fulfillment operation needs to have on hand? These considerations will help you prioritize which parts to stock.