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.
When considering a warehouse execution system (WES) for your operation, it’s important to understand how your potential software partners plan to stress-test the system for optimal performance.
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.
A Warehouse Execution System (WES) is a software solution that blurs the lines between WMS and WCS. The question is: Is it right for your operation?
For years, crossbelt sorters and tilt tray sorters were the best and only options for many companies’ product ranges. They handled most of the product range, leaving out only the smallest of items and...
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...