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.
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.
Warehouse slotting is the process of organizing inventory in a warehouse or distribution center. Typically, successful warehouse slotting maximizes the use of available space within a warehouse through more efficient storage and picking, while...
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.
A sorter rebuild may be necessary if your sorter is more than 10 years old, is experiencing more errors and downtime, or just isn’t running like it used to.
Which is better for an order fulfillment operation: Reactive or predictive maintenance? Here, we explore both strategies to help you decide.
Ecommerce has changed the world of retail. Here is a collection of statistics about ecommerce order fulfillment to put this monumental shift into perspective.