In order for an omni-channel retail strategy to be successful, operations need to focus on three key areas of improvement: Demand planning and inventory optimization, customer returns proficiency, and customer-driven focus. Here’s everything that you need to keep in mind.
Building a new warehouse or distribution center, but not sure of exactly where in the country you should build it? As we can see in Amazon’s search, “Where should I build my warehouse?” is...
Many of the nation’s largest order fulfillment operations locate at least one of their warehouses or DCs in Chicago, and for good reason. The city has a lot to offer, making it a great location for any operation thinking about building a new facility.
When it comes to building a new warehouse or distribution center for your order fulfillment or materials handling operation, there are a number of factors that must be considered. Location (where in the country...
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?