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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Most facilities are using data, but not everyone is getting the most out of it. What good are enormous data sets if you can't use insights to improve warehouse planning and operations?
Monday, November 10, 2014
DC managers are implementing more automated, integrated solutions to keep up with consumer demand.
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Saturday, November 01, 2014
Omni-channel pressures are driving modular warehouse execution suites built on a WCS core. Here’s how these solutions differ from traditional WCS below and WMS above, and manage fulfillment operations in new, dynamic ways.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Pick or sort?
It may seem like a simple decision, but in reality, you need to take multiple factors into consideration when choosing a strategy to meet rapidly expanding retail fulfillment needs.
Monday, July 28, 2014
For companies large and small, an often overlooked key to handling sales growth in their DC is having the right picking strategies and technologies. Your current facility can do more than you think -- you just need to take a hard look at your current equipment and processes to maximize productivity with improved strategies or advanced technologies.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Ordinarily, adding sales channels and growing sales make executives very happy. But sales growth does not always translate into additional profits. "Too much of a good thing" springs to mind when you're required to fulfill increased demand with a distribution system that was already at or over capacity. Neglecting the back end of the business can undermine new channels, increased market share and sales growth.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Distribution requirements are changing. Few distribution managers would quibble with that statement. The increase in the demand for mixed cases, mixed cartons, aisle ready pallets and, most importantly, the increase in the volume of e-commerce orders is driving new levels of investment in automation.
Saturday, March 01, 2014
As Internet sales surge and customer expectations intensify, companies are working to create a web of inventory visibility, fulfillment speed and order accuracy.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
In warehouses around the world, the lines between WMS and WCS are blurring more and more each day. As they encroach further upon each other's previously well-defined roles, the question of which one is "right" is becoming very difficult to answer. Increasingly, the real-time needs of automated facilities have demanded more business process logic in the WCS layer, and thus emerges a new breed of offering - warehouse execution software (WES).
Sunday, September 01, 2013
The handbag and accessories maker’s new DC was designed to handle store replenishment, wholesale distribution and direct-to-consumer sales
under one roof.
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