MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » » OPSANDFULFILLMENT_WAREHOUSE-20-03-2013
“People are our most important asset!” You see that statement on the walls of companies in every industry. Well, I am here to tell you that statement is not correct–especially in your warehouse! Because if you have the wrong people, doing the wrong things, how is that considered an asset to your company? The correct […]
I need that shipped overnight! I need that delivered today! I do not want to pay a restocking charge!
The future of your organization lies in the hands of your warehouse personnel. You probably did not want to hear that, and you most certainly do not believe it! But your warehouse knows your customers better than any other department in your organization.
Third-party logistics provider Shipwire announced Nov. 12 that it has expanded into the Canadian market with a new Toronto-based warehouse.
Your distribution center needs to be able to control inventory movements, from receiving and put-away to picking and packing, as well as the management
For most merchants, it geographically makes sense to distribute goods from a Midwest-based distribution center. The central states are quickly becoming distribution hubs for companies all across the country.
The conversion from sales forecast to operations budget is not difficult, but it does require a strong understanding of your operations. You also need to know and measured performance standards or reasonable expectancies for each labor activity performed within your warehouse.
A look at the three categories usually omitted from a fulfillment accuracy measuring system
Every distribution center requires the functions provided by a warehouse management mystem (WMS) to control inventory movements, from receiving and put-away to picking and packing well as the management of returns.
Boden, the British apparel cataloger, was nearing annual sales of $100 million in the United States. But it had to ship every order from its Leicester,