For any order fulfillment operation or materials handling operation to be successful, it is critical for you to have a firm understanding of the cost of goods sold, also called “Inventory Costing.” Here, we discuss some of the most common methods of inventory costing.
Building a new warehouse or DC can have a tremendously positive impact on your operation’s ability to fulfill orders on time and for the lowest possible cost. If you are planning a new warehouse, these are the top considerations you should keep in mind when starting your design build.
When it comes to building a new warehouse or DC, location is everything. But how should you decide where to build? Here are the most important selection criteria that you should evaluate when choosing a location for your new warehouse.
In 2019, South Carolina’s new cigarette tax stamp law officially goes into action. That leaves only a year for SC cigarette distributors to revamp their operations and make room for new equipment.
A more educated consumer has emerged from the world of eCommerce. What metrics can order fulfillment operations track to better meet the new needs and desires of these customers?
If you want your order fulfillment operation to perform at its best and improve quarter over quarter, year over year, then you need measure your KPIs. How are you supposed to improve if you don’t even have a baseline to measure against?
If you’re looking for opportunities to optimize your operation, start in these five areas that can have a huge impact on efficiency and productivity.
Creating a plan for upgrading your warehouse or DC can be challenging. Working with a warehouse design consultant can make things easier. Here’s how.
If you need a partner for your next project, you may be struggling to choose between a systems integrator and a design consultant. What’s the difference?
Thinking about working with a warehouse design consultant on your warehouse design build? Let these numbers frame your thinking and lead your discussions.