New warehouse automation technologies have the potential to dramatically increase the productivity and efficiency of order fulfillment operations. Here are 20 statistics about warehouse automation to help you wrap your mind around just how important these technologies are.
Inventory visibility is the concept of tracking inventory throughout the entirety of the supply chain, from warehouse to truck to store shelf. Learn more about why inventory visibility is important and how you can improve your operation’s inventory management.
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.
Automated storage and retrieval (AS/RS) technologies can help many different types of operations across multiple industries. Here are some applications, by industry, where AS/RS can help your operation boost efficiency and productivity.
If you’ve been hearing a lot about how automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) can make your warehouse more productive, you’re probably wondering if the technology is a good fit for your operation. Here’s everything you need to consider.