Distribution Center White Papers
The resurgent economy and the steady march of e-commerce growth is keeping warehouse and distribution center (DC) operations busy picking, packing, and fulfilling orders, usually with more item handling and value added services thrown into the mix.
Deployment of automated storage & retrieval (AS/RS) solutions has been delivering impressive improvements in labor or space savings within facilities for decades.
The secret to successful distribution center design is planning to make material handling equipment and software flexible and scalable.
As the market continues to move to a buy anywhere/ship from anywhere/deliver to anywhere model, distribution is one of the fastest-changing processes in the world of logistics. With the number of online and mobile orders on the rise, manufacturers and distributors are grappling with how to best control their costs while serving customers across multiple channels of distribution.
Distribution Center (DC) Operations are continually under stress to reduce costs and improve throughput. DC operations have correctly received more visibility (and scrutiny) as a key part of an organization’s supply chain.
Network optimization software solves the complex equations that help distribution center (DC) operators determine the configuration of their supply chain networks along with the optimal number, location, and size of these centers to effectively support their business models and growth projections.
Best-in-class companies periodically review their distribution network with the objectives of reducing cost and/or improving delivery service.
What steps can you take now to make sure your warehouse or DC can hit the ground running as the bull market returns?
From my-world to Spiegel, from buecher.de to Langenscheidt, more than 4,000 retail shops now use the eCommerce platform Libri.de. in order to strengthen both their own competitiveness and that of their customers, as well as to continue the company's recent successful development, Libri initiated a competition in 1999 to find the best ideas for the construction of a new logistics center.
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