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Most distribution professionals understand that it is not enough to know how their company performs year over year; they must also continue to improve
Greg Petro, the vice president of distribution at Lenox, helped the manufacturer/marketer of tabletop items and collectibles move into its 500,000-sq.-ft.
Warehouses are experiencing remarkable increases in productivity by taking paper and RF scanners out the hands of their workers and giving them headsets with microphones instead. These distribution centers have learned that voice-driven logistics technology really works, even in the noisiest, harshest environments.
A majority of executives feel that their temporary-labor strategies could improved, according to a recent Supply Chain Consortium survey of 100 top retail/wholesale and consumer goods companies.
Put-away is the process of moving material from the dock and transporting it to a storage, replenishment, or pick area. Best-practice companies manage the put-away area by calculating resource and space requirements based on expected receipts and current backlogs.
Much more than just picking, packing, and shipping, fulfillment today includes a whole view of the supply chain: inbound logistics; presenting those products into retail distribution and direct-to-customer distribution operations
Looking for better ways to improve your inventory performance? Ray Goodman, senior vice president, retail and multichannel solutions for Omaha, NE-based software services provider Direct Tech, offers these suggestions
Looking for better ways to improve your inventory performance? Ray Goodman, senior vice president, retail and multichannel solutions for Omaha, NE-based software services provider Direct Tech, offers these suggestions: